Surprise Almond Cookies


1 ¾ cups sifted flour
T Tbs shifted confectioner’s sugar
½ tsp salt
1 cup minced almond meats
½ cup butter
¼ cup cream
½ tsp grated lemon rind


Cream butter, cream, and lemon rind very well. Add nutmeats and mix well. Add sifted dry ingredients gradually, mixing well. Using one teaspoon of dough for each cooky, shape into a ball around a candied cherry. Bake on a greased cookie sheet in a 375 degree oven about 10 minutes. Will make about 8 dozen cookies.

Recipe Yield

Makes 7 - 8 dozen cookies 1x

Cookie Category:  Molded or Shaped

Difficulty: ★ ★ ★ ☆