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“This recipe is from a Chinese bakery in Hawaii. Typically served during Chinese New year and now available year round.”
READY IN:
35mins
YIELD:
60 cookies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 lb butter
  • 2 12 cups sifted flour
  • 12 teaspoon baking soda
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 60 blanched almonds

Directions

  1. Cut butter into sifted dry ingredients. Add egg and extract and blend well. Shape into 1-inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten cookies and press one almond into the center of each.
  2. Bake 12 to 15 mins at 350°F Turn out on wire screen to cool.

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