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Amaretto-Almond Bliss Cookies Recipe

Amaretto-Almond Bliss Cookies Recipe

“I lightened these cookies, and now they’re guilt-free and delicious!” Vera Decker - Windsor, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min. /batch YIELD:30 servings

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

  • 1. In a large bowl, beat butter and sugars until crumbly, about 2 minutes. Add egg; mix well. Stir in Amaretto and almond extract.
  • 2. Combine the flours, baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually add to butter mixture and mix well. Stir in chocolate chips and almonds.
  • 3. 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.
  • 4. Bake at 350° for 7-9 minutes or until tops are cracked and bottoms are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.
Editor's Note: As a substitute for 1 cup oat flour, process 1-1/4 cups quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats until finely ground.

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.