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A sweet cardamom glaze is drizzled over these chewy and nutty cookies.
Heat oven to 350°F.
Combine butter, sugar and brown sugar in bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Add egg and almond extract; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, baking powder, cardamom and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed.
Place sesame seeds into bowl.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll balls in sesame seeds. Place 1 inch apart onto lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake 9-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.
Combine all frosting ingredients in bowl, adding enough half & half for desired spreading consistency. Beat at low speed until well mixed. Frost cooled cookies; let stand until set.
Store cookies between sheets of waxed paper in loosely covered container.
Dietary Fiber: 0g
These are fabulous and very addictive! I added a little more cardamom in both the cookie and frosting only because I wanted a little stronger taste. Easy to make.
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