• prep: 30 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    These moist, chewy cookies have an intense almond flavor. Barbara Bruno of New Portland, Maine, enjoys hers with a glass of chilled Champagne.

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup packed canned almond paste* (about 5 oz; not marzipan), coarsely crumbled
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 3/4 cup sugar
    • 2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, softened
    • 1 large egg, separated
    • 1 teaspoon almond extract
    • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 cup sliced almonds (about 1 1/2 oz)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 3
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 989 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 59 g 91.45%
    • Saturated Fat: 24 g 122.17%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 113 mg 37.58%
    • Sodium: 683 mg 28.47%
    • Calcium: 117 mg 11.75%
    • Potassium: 189 mg 5.39%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 19.54%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 106 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 21.79%
    • Sugar: 58 g
    • Protein: 14 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 24.75%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat12
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs4
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq