Frangipane Cookie Cups

Lisa Keys


I learned to bake with almond meal during a trip to Europe. This bite-size treat is loved by my friend Irene who is on a gluten-free diet.


★★★★★ 1 vote

2 dozen
10 Min
15 Min


  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted, softened
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 tsp
    grated lemon zest
  • 2
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1 1/4 c
    almond meal
  • 24
    whole almonds
  • 2 Tbsp
    powdered sugar

How to Make Frangipane Cookie Cups


  1. Heat oven 350F. Line 24 mini muffin cups with paper liners.
  2. In a mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar until light and creamy. Add zest, eggs, honey, salt and almond extract; blend well. Add almond meal; blend well.
  3. Divide batter among prepared cups. Top each with 1 almond.
  4. Bake 12 minutes or until puffed and golden brown. Cool. Dust with powdered sugar.

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About Frangipane Cookie Cups

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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