Lemon Almond Thumbprint Cookies

Mary Gonzalez

By
@margoz

LEMON RULES!!!
Here's another recipe I created to my liking by combining a recipe for Lemon Cookies and adding Almond Meal. Hope you try it and like them!


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Serves:

20 +

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter, softened (2 sticks)
1/2 c
granulated sugar
2 large
egg yolks ( or 2- 1/4 cups egg beaters)
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 tsp
almond extract
1 tsp
lemon extract
1 Tbsp
lemon zest, grated
1 /2 -1 c
lemon curd (homemade or store bought)
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 c
almond meal

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
In mixer, beat softened butter and sugar together until well blended. Slowly add eggs, beating throughly. Add lemon juice, zest and extracts. Mix until well blended.
2
On low speed, slowly add flour; a little at at time. Mixture will be sticky. Cover and chill overnight. Form 1 inch round balls. Place on waxed or parchment paper, 2 inches apart. With floured thumb, press down in center of dough making a deep indent. Bake 18-20 minutes or until edges brown
3
Remove from oven. Immediately spoon lemon curd filling in center hole (indentation may close a little). Return to oven for two more minutes, setting the curd. Cool throughly on wire rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American