Chocolate Almond Cookies

Annamaria Settanni McDonald

By
@ArtByASM

These cookies are chewy and chocolaty with a great taste of almond. I think these have to be one of the best cookies I've tasted.


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Serves:

About 4 Dozen

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

8 oz
almond paste
1 c
butter, room temperature
1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2
eggs
1/2 tsp
almond extract
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
12 oz
(1 package) of semi sweet chocolate chips
1 c
toasted almond slivers (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350° F. Lay parchment paper on 2 large baking sheets.
2
Break almond paste into small pieces and place in medium-size bowl or container of food processor. Add butter and beat with electric mixer or process until mixture is creamy and smooth.
3
Add sugars, eggs and almond extract and beat or process until thoroughly blended.
4
Stir flour, baking soda, and salt until mixed. Add to almond mixture and stir until blended.
5
Stir in chocolate chips and toasted slivered almonds.
6
Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets about 1 1/2 inches apart.
7
Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Depends on your oven. Remove from baking sheets and cool on wire racks.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtags: #almonds, #Almond