Almond-Glazed Sugar Cookies

Land O'Lakes

Ingredients

For the cookie

  • 1 Cup  butter, softened
  • 3/4 Cups  sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon  almond extract
  • 2 Cups  all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  baking powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon  salt

For the glaze

  • 1 1/2 Cup  powdered sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon  almond extract
  • 4 to 5 Tablespoons  water
  •   Sliced almonds

These delicate, sweet almond cookies will melt in your mouth.

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Directions

For the cookie

Heat oven to 400 degrees. Combine all cookie ingredients in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.

Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten balls to 1/4-inch-thick with bottom of buttered glass dipped in sugar. Bake 7-9 minutes or until edges are very lightly browned. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.

For the glaze

Combine all glaze ingredients except almonds in small bowl with wire whisk. Decorate cooled cookies with glaze and sliced almonds as desired.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

160 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Sodium Low Potassium, Kidney Friendly, Vegetarian, Egg Free, Peanut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:

8%

Servings:

24
  • Fat 8g 12%
  • Carbs 22g 7%
  • Saturated 5g 24%
  • Fiber 0g 1%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 14g
  • Monounsaturated 2g
  • Polyunsaturated 0g
  • Protein 1g 2%
  • Cholesterol 20mg 7%
  • Sodium 33mg 1%
  • Calcium 11mg 1%
  • Magnesium 3mg 1%
  • Potassium 14mg 0%
  • Iron 1mg 3%
  • Zinc 0mg 1%
  • Phosphorus 23mg 3%
  • Vitamin A 65µg 7%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 5%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 3%
  • Niacin (B3) 1mg 3%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 0%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 19µg 5%
  • Vitamin B12 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin D 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 0mg 1%
  • Vitamin K 1µg 1%
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