Almond Butter Cookies

Almond Butter Cookies

"I came up with this cookie recipe as a way to capture a butter cake popular in my husband's native Netherlands. Almond paste and butter make each melt-in-your-mouth morsel irresistible."
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25 m servings
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Original recipe yields 39 servings

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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter, shortening, almond paste and sugar. Beat in egg. Combine flour and baking soda; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Roll into 1/4-in. balls. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 400 degrees F for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.

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I do not like shortening in any recipe, so subbed butter. I used a cookie press and made these without chilling the batter. I used parchment and didn't have time to sit down between pressing, ...

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I should have looked for almond macaroon cookies, because that is what I was really looking for. But these are more like the almond cookies at the chinese restaurants. I only added 1/2 tsp of ba...

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I do not like shortening in any recipe, so subbed butter. I used a cookie press and made these without chilling the batter. I used parchment and didn't have time to sit down between pressing, ...

I LOVE Harry & David Gallettes and wanted to find a way to make an equivalent cookie. This recipe works perfectly. I rolled them into balls and smashed them down, cooked them on the short side...

Outstanding cookies! If you're looking for a soft & chewy cookie, this isn't the one. The outer edges are crisp while the center melts away with each bite. I prefer to bake cookies at a lower te...

GREAT recipe! I rolled the dough in granulated sugar before baking, and because I used my airbake pan, it took more like 11 minutes, but these were delicious! Crisp at the edges and chewy in the...

These were awesome, very rich and addicting. I did adjust the baking time,7 1/2 to 8 minutes was about right for chewy cookies. Could have just been my oven though. Also, the recipe says 1/4 in....

I've had this recipe in my box for ages, so I finally decided to make them. These were pretty good, a little too sweet for me but they were enjoyed. I used a 7.1 oz package of almond paste and...

I, too, was looking to do something with some fantastic almond paste a friend left behind in my refrigerator after her visit. This was my first time trying out the recipe and they turned out ju...

Being a Dutchgirl and always having almond paste in freezer I just had to try this cookie recipe and to my pleasure I loved them! Even my Irish fiance loved them....the cookie jar is empty less...

This cookie is the perfect combination of chewy and crispy. This may actually be my all time favorite cookie. I followed the directions to a T, but dipped and drizzled them with dark chocolate...

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