Chocolate Almond Wafers

Chocolate Almond Wafers
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This elegant looking chocolate wafer cookie melts in your mouth.
1:00
Prep Time
4:20
Total Time
96 cookies

Ingredients

Dough

1 cup
sugar
3/4 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
3 (1-ounce) squares
unsweetened baking chocolate, melted
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg
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

Glaze

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

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Heat oven to 350°F.
  4. 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.
  5. Place bittersweet chocolate and 1 teaspoonshortening 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.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories
45
Cholesterol
5mg
Carbohydrates
4g
Protein
1g
Fat
3g
Sodium
30mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

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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