Space Dust Cookies

Toasted almonds and powdered sugar make these butter cookies out of this world.
Photo by Gayle H.
Adapted from cooking.com

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

30

servings

PREP TIME

--

minutes

TOTAL TIME

--

minutes

SERVINGS

30

servings

Adapted from cooking.com

Ingredients

  • 1

    half a pound of Irish butter softened

  • 1 1/2

    cups of all purpose flour

  • 1/2

    cup plus confectioners sugar

  • 2

    drops of almond extract

  • 30

    roasted whole almonds

  • 2

    Tablespoons confectioners sugar reserved for dusting after baking

Directions

Place softend butter in mixer bowl using a paddle attachment... add flour, confectioners sugar and almond drops, mix on low until all is incorporated then increase speed to medium high for 5 minutes, scrape sides to make sure all ingredients are mixed well. Drop teaspoonfuls onto parchment or a silpat bake 350 for 12 to 15 minutes light brown on bottoms not the top, remove from the oven place a roasted almond in center of each cookie carefully not pushing hard, dust immediately with the reserved confectioners sugar.

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