Almond Chocolate Cookies
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 2 eggs
- 2 to 3 teaspoons almond extract
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup baking cocoa
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in extracts. Combine the flour, cocoa and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
- Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto an ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 7-9 minutes or until edges are firm. Remove to wire racks to cool.
Nutrition Facts2 each: 105 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 85mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
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Dec 3, 2013
These cookies are not very attractive to look at & 2 teaspoons of almond extract is too much....gives a slightly bitter taste. They taste like chocolate brownies in a cookie! If I make them again I would leave out the almond & double the vanilla.
Dec 20, 2012
Jun 18, 2011
These were very easy, and tasted delicious. I didn't have any almond extract, so I used a total of 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract instead.
Apr 4, 2010
Not happy with the turn out of these cookies. They are flat and look like cow pies! Taste good that is true but not exactly eye appealing.
Dec 12, 2009
I really like this cookie. It is a very moist cookie inside. I love the flavor of the almond and chocolate. I will be making it often.