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Chocolate Almond Shortbread

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“These cookies will taste even better if you can resist the temptation! You can make these cookies up to 5 days ahead of time. Keep in a n air-tight container at room temperature. Very easy recipe with quality results! Brought to you from Gourmet.”
32 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 375°F
  2. Pulse almonds with flour, granulated sugar, cocoa, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt in a food processor until very finely chopped.
  3. Add butter and pulse just until a dough forms.
  4. Press dough evenly into an ungreased 9-inch square baking pan with your fingers.
  5. Cut dough into 16 squares with a sharp knife, then cut squares diagonally to make a total of 32 triangles.
  6. Bake until cookies are dry to the touch, 15 to 17 minutes.
  7. Transfer pan to a rack and run a thin knife around edge of pan to loosen cookies while hot.
  8. Recut hot cookies into triangles, then cool completely in pan.
  9. Dust with confectioners sugar just before serving.
  10. **Note: Cookies can be made 5 days ahead and kept in an airtight container at room temperature.
  11. Makes 32 cookies.

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