Double Almond Butter Cookies

Double Almond Butter Cookies Recipe

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Mary Shivers


These elegant little thumbprints are deliciously buttery and filled with rich almond paste. They are perfect for wedding or baby showers or just simply served with steaming cups of coffee.

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15 Min
15 Min


1 c
unsalted butter, softened
3 oz
cream cheese, softened
1 1/4 c
granulated sugar
large egg yolk
1/2 tsp
almond extract
1/4 tsp
kosher salt
2 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 c
(from an 8 oz. can) almond paste


1In a large mixing bowl, beat butter, cream cheese, and sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add egg yolk, extract, and salt. Beat on low speed until combined. Use a wooden spoon to gradually stir in flour until well mixed.
2Chill dough for 30 minutes.
3Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
4Spray a large cookie sheet with no-stick cooking spray. Shape dough into 1-inch balls and place 2-inches apart on cookie sheet. Press thumb into center of each cookie, making indentions large enough to fill with ½ teaspoon of almond paste. Fill each with almond paste.
5Bake for 14-16 minutes just until edges are golden. Makes 4 dozen.

About Double Almond Butter Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy