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Chinese Almond Cookies

Chinese Almond Cookies

"Each Christmas, my mother made lots of these tender butter cookies and stored them in clean coffee cans. When she passed away, I started giving our kids a can of these sentimental sweets. --Jane Garing, Talladega, Alabama"
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35 m servings
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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in egg and extract. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Roll into 1-in. balls. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a fork. Sprinkle with almonds.
  2. In a small bowl, beat egg white and water. Brush over cookies. Bake at 325 degrees F for 14-16 minutes or until edges and bottoms are lightly browned. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks.

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Most helpful positive review

Double the almond flavor and you've got yourself one great cookie!

Most helpful critical review

I thought they were pretty good. I made them for chinese new year and got good reviews. I also doubled the almond extract

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Double the almond flavor and you've got yourself one great cookie!

My boyfriend had said that these cookies were the best cookies ever... He said only one thing could make them better and its rasins. I liked them just as they were, followed the directions perfe...

I made this recipe recently for a large group and it was well received. I did add more almond extract to the batter and additional almonds on top. My kids also loved them. Good recipe, thanks

I thought they were pretty good. I made them for chinese new year and got good reviews. I also doubled the almond extract

This was a very good cookie to make, and it tastes very good, too! I prefer mine a little sweeter (hence the four stars), but they taste great! They were a great addition to the cookie gifts I g...

Double the almond extract, I threw a spash of high quality vanilla in - these are spectacular!! did the whole thing in the food processor and threw is 2 hands full of almonds since I did not hav...

This cookie tastes best if made a day in advance. Gives the flavors time to develop. DEFINITELY use twice the amount of almond extract! If I'm making an almond cookie, I want to taste the almond...

This is a good, light cookie to have. I really wanted something with almond in it and this did the trick. After reading other reviews, I did double the amount of almond extract in them, and th...

This recipe was very quick and easy. In 5 minutes they were in the oven and tasted just like from our favorite chinese restaurant. I did add a few sliced almonds to the recipe because I love nut...

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