Dessert Recipes

Almond Butter Cutouts

Almond Butter Cutouts“Ground almonds spread festive flavor throughout these cutouts,” remarks field editor Edie DeSpain of Logan,…

Almond Butter Cutouts

Almond Butter Cutouts


1 cup butter, softened 1 cup sugar 2 egg yolks 1 teaspoon almond extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup ground almonds Colored sugar and frosting, optional


In a bowl, cream butter and sugar.

Beat in egg yolks and extract.

Combine flour, salt and baking powder; gradually add to creamed mixture.

Stir in ground almonds.

Cover and chill at least 2 hours.

Roll out on a lightly floured surface to 3/8-in.


Cut with cookie cutters; place on ungreased baking sheets.

Sprinkle with sugar if desired.

Bake at 375° for 10-13 minutes or until the edges begin to brown.

Cool on wire racks.

Frost if desired.

Nutrition Facts 2 each:

  • 166 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 136mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
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