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 Kidney Friendly, Vegetarian, Egg Free, Peanut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:

8%

Servings:

24
  • Fat 187g 287%
  • Carbs 520g 173%
  • Saturated 117g 585%
  • Fiber 7g 27%
  • Trans 7g
  • Sugars 325g
  • Protein 28g 56%
  • Cholesterol 488mg 163%
  • Sodium 801mg 33%
  • Calcium 268mg 27%
  • Magnesium 62mg 16%
  • Potassium 341mg 10%
  • Iron 12mg 67%
  • Zinc 2mg 13%
  • Phosphorus 553mg 79%
  • Vitamin A 5,678IU 114%
  • Thiamin (B1) 2mg 132%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 1mg 81%
  • Niacin (B3) 15mg 74%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 6%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 464µg 116%
  • Vitamin B12 0µg 6%
  • Vitamin D 3µg 1%
  • Vitamin E 6mg 29%
  • Vitamin K 17µg 21%
  • Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 48g
  • Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 8g
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