Almond Café Cookies

Almond Café Cookies

Tags: Cookies, Dessert/Sweets

  • Prep Time: 30 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Ready Time: 70 min
  • Yield: 24 cookies

Ingredients

  • 2 packages Pillsbury® Ready to Bake!® refrigerated sugar cookies
  • 8 ounces almond paste
  • 2 tablespoons Smucker's® Apricot Preserves
  • 1 cup Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 1/4 cups sliced almonds

Preparation Directions

  • Heat oven to 375°F. Line large cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • In large bowl, break up cookie dough and almond paste. Add flour and preserves; knead until well blended and mixture forms a ball. Pat into 6x9-inch rectangle. Cut into 24 pieces.
  • In small bowl, beat egg whites with fork or wire whisk until foamy. In another small bowl, place almonds.
  • Shape each dough piece into a ball. Flatten to 3-inch round. Dip one side into egg whites, coating one side only. Place coated side down onto almond slices. Lightly press to coat with almonds. Place 2 inches apart on cookie sheets, almond side up.
  • Bake 13 to 18 minutes or until cookies are light golden brown. Cool on cookie sheets 2 minutes; remove to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 20 minutes. Store in covered container.

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Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1/24 recipe), Calories 270 (Calories from Fat 110), Total Fat 13g (Saturated Fat 3g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 100mg, Total Carbohydrate 34g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 5g), Protein 4g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 2%, Iron 6%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.