Almond Cookies Recipe - Crisp and delicious – these cookies are simply irresistible.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Almonds ( आलमंड/बादाम ) , Refined flour (maida) ( मैदा )

Cuisine : Continental

Course : Desserts

Almond Cookies

This term Continental cuisine refers to the food eaten in the European countries. Under the mantle of Continental food come the British, American, Italian, New Zealand, Armenian, Hungarian, Russian and many other European cuisines.
Continental cuisines use less chilllies and very little spices. Instead fresh herbs and dairy products form an important part of continental dishes.  The cooking methods are mostly stewing, grilling and roasting which make the food low in calories as they use very less fat. Continental food use mostly items high in proteins like milk, cheese, eggs and meats.

For more recipes related to Almond Cookies checkout Badam Payasam , Badam Pista Kulfi , Almond Bar , Nut Chikki Munchies . You can also find more Desserts recipes like Saeb Cinnamon Muffin, Honey Nut Icecream, Parval Pedas, Chocoliest Brownies. Or try out these recipes from Continental Cuisine like Green Apple Jam, Crepes With Hot Chocolate Sauce, French Fries Topped with Chilli Sauce, Honey Maple Apple Sago.

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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium

Ingredients for Almond Cookies

  • Almonds 36

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 3/4 cups

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon

  • Soda bicarbonate 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt 1/4 teaspoon

  • Butter 1/2 cup

  • Sugar 3/4 cup

  • Eggs 2 large

  • Almond essence 1/2 teaspoon

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease cookie sheets (baking trays). Blanch almonds in two cups of hot water for ten minutes. Drain and peel.

Step 2

Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl. Sieve the mixture. Cream butter and sugar in mixing bowl until light.

Step 3

Add one egg and beat until light and fluffy. Beat in almond and vanilla essences. Gradually add dry ingredients and knead lightly to make a dough. Beat the remaining egg lightly.

Step 4

Divide the dough into one and a quarter inch diameter balls. Arrange them two inches apart on prepared cookie sheets. Flatten each slightly with the palm of the hand and brush lightly with the beaten egg.

Step 5

Gently press an almond in the center of each cookie. Bake in the preheated oven for ten to twelve minutes at 350°F or until golden brown.

Step 6

Cool on racks and serve.

How to make Almond Cookies

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease cookie sheets (baking trays). Blanch almonds in two cups of hot water for ten minutes. Drain and peel.

Step 2

Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl. Sieve the mixture. Cream butter and sugar in mixing bowl until light.

Step 3

Add one egg and beat until light and fluffy. Beat in almond and vanilla essences. Gradually add dry ingredients and knead lightly to make a dough. Beat the remaining egg lightly.

Step 4

Divide the dough into one and a quarter inch diameter balls. Arrange them two inches apart on prepared cookie sheets. Flatten each slightly with the palm of the hand and brush lightly with the beaten egg.

Step 5

Gently press an almond in the center of each cookie. Bake in the preheated oven for ten to twelve minutes at 350°F or until golden brown.

Step 6

Cool on racks and serve.

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