August 20, 2008

Chewy Almond Cookies

When it comes to cookies my family likes them one way; Chewy! Nothing dry, hard, crisp or anything less than chewy. While they go for chocolate, I happen to love vanilla, sugar cookies and almond. Almond anything!

Chewy Almond Cookies

3 T butter
1 c packed brown sugar
1 egg
1/4 t vanilla extract
1/4 t almond extract
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1
/4 t baking soda
1/4 t ground cinnamon
1/2 c sliced almonds

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and brown sugar. Add egg and extracts; mix well. Combine flour, baking soda and cinnamon; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Shape into two 1 inch rolls; wrap each in plastic wrap. Refrigerate overnight.

Slice into 1/4-in. slices. Place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Sprinkle with almonds. Bake at 3500 for 7-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool for 2-3 minutes before removing to wire racks. Yield: 4-1/2 dozen.Print Friendly and PDF