Cardamom Cookies

Cardamom Cookies

"Field editor Mary Steiner of West Bend, Wisconsin sent her recipe for these melt-in-your-mouth morsels. Cardamom, almond extract and walnuts enhance the flavor of these buttery cookies."
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35 m servings
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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar until smooth. Beat in extract. Combine the flour, walnuts, cardamom and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Roll into 1-in. balls. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15-17 minutes or until edges are golden. Roll warm cookies in remaining confectioners' sugar. Cool on wire racks.

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This is a wonderful tea time cookie! A bit difficult to make with a hand mixer (nearly broke mine!). Also I was able to keep the dough over night in the fridge wrapped in saran wrap to keep from...

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The flavor of these cookies was delicious....but the idea of rolling them in icing sugar when warm did not work well. They became gooey. Next time I won't roll them in sugar.

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This is a wonderful tea time cookie! A bit difficult to make with a hand mixer (nearly broke mine!). Also I was able to keep the dough over night in the fridge wrapped in saran wrap to keep from...

I added one tsp. rose flower water, swapped finely chopped pecans, and added an extra tsp of cardamom, and they were like sweet, spicy, buttery heaven!!!!

Caution: these become gooey on the outside (but stay crisp on the inside) if you roll them in sugar while warm as another reviewer stated...but after a few hours the flavour really develops and ...

These cookies were fabulous. I am not a fan of walnuts so I substituted pecans and it turned out really good.

The flavor of these cookies was delicious....but the idea of rolling them in icing sugar when warm did not work well. They became gooey. Next time I won't roll them in sugar.

Everyone LOVED these!!!! Easy to make but the powder sugar takes a little time. They're the best when they are cold (from the freezer)

These were wonderful, I got rave reviews from the people at work, I think the next time I make them I will cut down a little on the cardamom, It was very distinctive

Our recipe did not turn out very well. Our cookies were soft, and doughy. The cookies that we made tasted a lot like sugar and butter and thats it.

didn't really like them ....and they took longer than i thought they would to be baked

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