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Double Delicious Almond Cookies

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“This recipe is from the back of a box of McCormick Spice Company almond extract. If you like almonds, you'll like these cookies. Perfect for tea time!”
3 dozen

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups flour
  • 12 cup almonds, finely ground
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract (NOT imitation)
  • slivered almonds


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix together, flour, ground almonds, baking powder, salt and set aside.
  2. In a mixing bowl, beat the butter and sugar until creamy. Blend in the egg and almond extract. Gradually stir in the flour and almond meal alternately; but do not overmix batter.
  3. Arrange parchment paper on a baking sheet and drop dough by rounded tablespoon (I butter a cookie scoop) onto ungreased baking sheet.
  4. Garnish the cookie dough with a few slivered almonds.
  5. Bake 8-10 minutes or until very light golden brown.

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