Friday, March 11, 2011

Almond Cookies 3

You know my love for almond cookies! I have made these and these previously.It's a cookie that I have given many titles, including "Chinese New Year Cookies", "Office treats', "the Easy Cookie", "To impress uni mates", "my hubby needs cookies", ...etc

I even managed to convert a friend who does not cook or bake to make some of these.

This version is more crisp. I added in almond meal instead of using flour only. Hubby said these were addictive and is his afternoon treat at work. I'm happy that it turned out better than expected.

Almond Cookies 2
250grams of silvered almonds
250 grams of plain flour
200 grams of almond meal
225 grams of icing sugar
260 grams of  oil
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt

Egg wash- 1 egg yolk.

Preheat oven to 150C. Toast almonds. Reserve 50grams for garnishing.

In a mixing bowl, mix plain flour, almond meal, icing sugar, baking powder, soda and salt together. Add in  oil and almonds. Knead to make dough.

Shape dough and brush with egg wash. Press some reserved almonds on it. Bake for 20-25 minutes till brown.



noobcook said...

I like them crisp. Can I have one? ;)

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said...

i also want some, hehehe! sound good!

Kitchen Belleicious said...

I love that you used almond in your cookies only. I have never seen that- usually almond and chocolate or almond and lemon I have seen but this looks so simple and refreshing!

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Joanne said...

I say the more cookie recipes the better! These look great!

daphne said...

Noobcook- Of course u can! :)

Sonia- hehehe..

Jessica- u r so sweet!

Joanne- I feel the same. More cookie recipes coming up!

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