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Almond Toffee Sandies Recipe
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Almond Toffee Sandies Recipe

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I knew after sampling these cookies from a friend that I had to add the recipe to my bulging files! —Vicki Crowley, Monticello, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:54 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES: 54 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups sliced almonds
  • 1 package (8 ounces) toffee bits

Nutritional Facts

2 cookies equals 178 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 134 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until blended. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in oil and extract. Combine the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in almonds and toffee bits.
  2. Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 9 dozen.
Originally published as Toffee Almond Sandies in Best of Country Cookies 1999, p25

Nutritional Facts

2 cookies equals 178 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 134 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Reviews for Almond Toffee Sandies

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Reviewed Dec. 11, 2014

"These cookies are wonderful and addictive. I have made them several time and everyone just loves them. I will be making them again in a few days for my Christmas gifts to my neighbors. They have become my favorite cookie. Thanks for sharing!"

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Reviewed Dec. 8, 2014

"Where do I get just toffee bits? Could only find Hershey chocolate coated Heath bits. Had to rate it to submit. Will revise once I bake."

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Reviewed Dec. 5, 2014

"Really good!"

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Reviewed Nov. 19, 2014

"Definitely a keeper!!! So delicate, light and full of flavor. My husband, who never eats anything with almonds, loves them. It does make a huge batch. I refrigerated half the dough to use up later."

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Reviewed Sep. 7, 2014

"These are absolutely delicious-- light, delicate and crispy. They bake quickly, and come off of the baking sheet with ease. I often halve the recipe, as the full recipe yields a HUGE batch."

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