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Almond Sandies Recipe

"Buttery, rich and delicious, Almond Sandies are my husband's favorite cookie and very popular wherever I take them," remarks Joyce Pierce of Caledonia, Michigan.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min./batch YIELD:24 servings


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds


  • 1. In a bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add extract; mix well.
  • 2. Combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Fold in almonds.
  • 3. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 300° for 22-24 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool for 1-2 minutes before removing to wire racks. Yield: about 4 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 146 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 132mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein .

Reviews for Almond Sandies

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DoggieMom2 15275
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2013

"Makes a very crisp, very light cookie. Tastes very buttery and yummy. Can't go wrong with this recipe!"

marmalade46 19077
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2013

"Dough was just dry crumbles that did not 'stick' together to form cookies to drop on the sheet. I actually wondered if eggs or liquid had been inadvertently omitted from the recipe. I adjusted the recipe to make the

Toffee Almond Sandies. That dough turned out as expected."

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