Almond shortbread cookies

Difficulty: ★★☆


  • 1 Cup butter, softened
  • ½ Cup white sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons almond extract
  • 2 Cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 Cup powdered sugar

Category: Desserts


Place butter, ½ cup of white sugar, and almond extracts in a bowl, and combine until fluffy. Add the flour, stirring gently with a wooden spoon until you get a soft dough. Place dough into a pan and spread it out evenly with a spatula. Cover and refrigerate until firm, about 20 minutes. Roll out dough about 1/2 inch thick and sprinkle the top with powdered sugar. Cut dough into desired shapes using cookie cutters. Bake 20 to 25 minutes at 300ºF or until light golden brown around the edges. Set aside to cool on a wire rack.
Recipe yields 18 cookies.