Wednesday, May 29, 2013
RECIPES THAT USE GROUND ALMONDS
2 1/2 cups flour
1 cup butter
3/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract
1 cup ground almonds
Preheat over to 350 degrees
Using a paddle attachment of your electric mixer, beat butter, gradually adding sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in extracts during the last minute.
Stir together flour and ground almonds. Pour into the batter and mix briefly to combine.
Shape the dough into logs and bend into a crescent shape, using approximately 1 tablespoon of dough for each.
Place onto an ungreased baking sheet and bake for 12 to 15 minutes. While still warm roll gently in confections sugar.
2 1/2 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons pure almond extract
1/2 cup ground almonds
1 cup blanched almond halves
Combine flour, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl, set aside.
In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream together shortening and sugar. When shortening and sugar are light and fluffy, add almond extract. Add one egg at a time, beating until blended.
Add flour mixture slowly. Blend in ground almonds.
Cover bowl and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.
When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Divide dough into 4 parts and form a cylinder shape with each portion by rolling out until each log is 1 inch diameter.
Cut the logs into 1 inch sections. Roll these into 1 inch balls. Press an almond half into the center of each.
Bake for 10-12 minutes.
Recipes by Cooks.Com