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Buttery Almond Cookies

"My husband loves these cookies," says Elaine Anderson of Aliquippa, Pennsylvania. "They have an old-fashioned flavor that goes well with a cup of tea. Plus they're simple to put together."
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
  • Makes
    5-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar, divided
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup chopped almonds

Directions

  • In a small bowl, cream butter and 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Gradually add flour and mix well. Stir in almonds. Shape into 1-in. balls.
  • Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-13 minutes or until bottoms are golden brown and cookies are set. Cool for 1-2 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely. Roll in remaining confectioners' sugar.
Nutrition Facts
1 cookie: 54 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 22mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
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