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Soft Almond Cookies

These almond sugar cookies are soft and chewy on the inside with a light crisp on the outside. They are packed with almond flavor, perfect for anyone that loves almonds. So delicious on their own you don't need any frosting with these almond cookies.
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Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Almond, cookies, sugar cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes
Servings: 20 cookies
Calories: 116.52kcal
Author: Veena Azmanov
Cost: $10



  • 113 grams Butter unsalted
  • 50 grams White sugar
  • 60 grams Brown sugar
  • 1 Egg large
  • 128 grams All-purpose flour
  • 85 grams Almond meal
  • 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp Almond extract


  • Preheat oven at 180 C/ 356 F.
  • Combine the flour, baking powder, salt.
  • Cream butter and both sugars until light and fluffy.
  • Add the egg and mix some more until well combined.
  • Followed by the almond extract.
  • Lastly, add the flour mixture.
  • Use a cookie scooper (or two spoons) to drop dough onto a parchment-lined baking tray.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes until the outside is lightly golden.
  • When done, remove onto a cooling rack and cool completely.
  • Then, transfer to an airtight cookie jar.
  • These cookies will keep for up to 2 weeks.



Calories: 116.52kcal | Carbohydrates: 11.46g | Protein: 2.05g | Fat: 7.33g | Saturated Fat: 3.16g | Cholesterol: 20.33mg | Sodium: 44.55mg | Potassium: 23.97mg | Fiber: 0.7g | Sugar: 5.62g | Vitamin A: 153.07IU | Calcium: 20.87mg | Iron: 0.55mg