Chocolate Almond Wafers

Chocolate Almond Wafers

This elegant looking chocolate wafer cookie melts in your mouth.

60 min. prep time
96 cookies
151 Rating



1 cup sugar
3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
3 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened baking chocolate, melted
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup blanched almonds, chopped


2 (1-ounce) squares bittersweet baking chocolate
2 (1-ounce) squares white baking chocolate
2 teaspoons shortening


Combine sugar, butter, melted chocolate, egg and almond extract in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy.  Add flour, baking powder and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed. Stir in chopped almonds.

Divide dough in half. Shape each half on waxed paper into 12x1 1/4-inch log. Wrap in waxed paper or plastic food wrap. Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm.

Heat oven to 350°F.

Cut logs into 1/4-inch slices with sharp knife. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 9-11 minutes or until set. Cool completely.

Place bittersweet chocolate and 1 teaspoon shortening in bowl. Place white baking bar and remaining shortening in another bowl. Microwave on Medium (50% power) 2-3 minutes or until melted. Drizzle cooled cookies with both glazes.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories: 45

Fat: 3g

Cholesterol: 5mg

Sodium: 30mg

Carbohydrates: 4g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #9852©1997Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

These are scrumptiously delicious and so
very easy to make! Next time I will add chopped fresh coconut.
They taste great with or without the glaze.

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