Almond Cookies


An almond lover's cookie dough!

close up view of Almond Cookies garnished with almonds on a baking sheet
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 dozen


  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup ground almonds

  • 1 large egg

  • 2 teaspoons amaretto liqueur

  • 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Beat butter and sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Mix in almonds, egg, and amaretto. Gradually add flour until well blended. Drop spoonfuls of dough 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until cookies are lightly browned, 5 to 8 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

96 Calories
6g Fat
10g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 96
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 30mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 2g
Calcium 11mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 33mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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