Almond Butter Cutouts Recipe
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Almond Butter Cutouts Recipe

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"Ground almonds spread festive flavor throughout these cutouts," remarks field editor Edie DeSpain of Logan, Utah. "My grandchildren love to dress them up with colored sugar or frosting."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:18-24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES: 18-24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Almond Extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup ground almonds
  • Colored sugar and frosting, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 166 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 136 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in egg yolks and extract. Combine flour, salt and baking powder; gradually add to creamed mixture. Stir in ground almonds. Cover and chill at least 2 hours.
  2. Roll out on a lightly floured surface to 3/8-in. thickness. Cut with cookie cutters; place on ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with sugar if desired. Bake at 375° for 10-13 minutes or until the edges begin to brown. Cool on wire racks. Frost if desired. Yield: 3-4 dozen.
Originally published as Almond Butter Cutouts in Taste of Home December/January 1998, p8

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 166 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 136 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 29, 2010

"I make this recipe every year for Christmas. I do substitute walnuts for the almonds for the cost."

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