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Chinese Almond Cookies Recipe

Makes 16 cookies

Per Cookie: 191 Calories; 9g Fat (41% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 25g Carbohydrate; 39mg Cholesterol; 39mg Sodium


  • 8 tbsps unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds
  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 egg, for egg wash


1. Preheat oven to 375F.
2. In large bowl cream butter and sugar.
3. Add egg, almond extract and ground almonds; mix.
4. Combine dry ingredients and add to butter sugar mixture; mix but do not over mix.
5. Roll into log about 12" long.
6. and cut into 16 even pieces.
7. Roll each piece into a ball and flatten slightly.
8. Place on baking tray, brush with egg wash and bake 15 minutes until golden.


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Main Ingredient:Nut / Almond
Preparation Method:Baking

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