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Amaretto-Almond Bliss Cookies

 Amaretto-Almond Bliss Cookies
“I lightened these cookies, and now they’re guilt-free and delicious!” Vera Decker - Windsor, New York
30 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min. /batch

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons Amaretto
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup oat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2/3 cup sliced almonds, toasted

Directions

  • In a large bowl, beat butter and sugars until crumbly, about 2
  • minutes. Add egg; mix well. Stir in Amaretto and almond extract.
  • Combine the flours, baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually
  • add to butter mixture and mix well. Stir in chocolate chips and
  • almonds.
  • With lightly floured hands, shape into 1-in. balls. Place 2 in. apart
  • on baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Flatten slightly with a
  • glass coated with cooking spray.
  • Bake at 350° for 7-9 minutes or until tops are cracked and

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Amaretto-Almond Bliss Cookies (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • bottoms are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks. Yield: 2-1/2
  • dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cookie equals 106 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 93 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.