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Finnish Butter Cookies Recipe
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Finnish Butter Cookies Recipe

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These crispy Finnish cookies have a delicate texture and wonderful almond flavor! —Audrey Thibodeau, Gilbert, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:48 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES: 48 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped almonds

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 56 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 30 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in extract. Gradually add 1-1/4 cups flour. Knead in remaining flour. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4 in. thickness. Cut with a 1-1/2 to 2-in. cookie cutter; place on ungreased baking sheets. Beat egg white until foamy; brush over cutouts. Sprinkle with sugar and almonds.
  3. Bake at 350° for 7-8 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Cool on wire racks. Yield: 4 dozen.
Originally published as Finnish Butter Cookies in Taste of Home December/January 1996, p13

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 56 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 30 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

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Reviewed Jan. 15, 2013

not very good.

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Reviewed Dec. 24, 2012

I am not sure what went wrong but my dough was incredibly crumbly. Bummer because they smell so good.

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Reviewed Nov. 6, 2009

This recipe is delicious. I will be sure to make them for Christmas and probably before. I think they would be good with coffee and ice cream.

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