Almond Blossom Cookies
Almond Blossom Cookies

Almond Blossom Cookies

Inspired by a Christmas cookie favorite - this spiced almond butter cookie is topped with a milk chocolate candy kiss and whole almond. 

42
cookies
45 min
PREP TIME
55 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/2 cup almond butter

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon espresso powder

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

 

Milk chocolate candy kisses, unwrapped

Whole roasted almonds

Sugar for rolling

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper; set aside. 

  2. STEP 2

    Combine butter, sugar, brown sugar, and almond butter in large bowl. Beat until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, baking soda, salt, espresso powder, and cinnamon. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. 

  3. STEP 3

    Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in sugar. Place 2 inches apart onto prepared baking sheets. Bake 8 minutes or until just set around edges. Remove from oven. Gently press 1 chocolate candy kiss, upside-down, into center of each cookie. Return to oven; bake 2-3 minutes or until lightly brown. Remove from oven; gently press 1 almond into each melted chocolate candy kiss. Remove to cooling rack; cool completely.

Nutrition

80Calories
4Fat (mg)
10Cholesterol (mg)
70Sodium (mg)
9Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)

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