Almond sable cookies

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PREP TIME

30 min

Makes

24 cookies

* PLUS Baking Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup almond , with skin on
  • 1 cup unsalted butter , at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • parchment paper

Instructions

  • Arrange racks in top and bottom thirds of oven. Place flour and salt in a medium bowl. Coarsely chop almonds and, using a fork, stir into flour mixture. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat butter with sugar until evenly mixed. Gradually beat in flour mixture and almonds until dough begins to come together. Divide dough into 2 portions, then form into discs. If dough does not easily form into discs, knead a little until it comes together. Then, to firm up dough slightly, wrap discs in plastic wrap and refrigerate up to 30 min before rolling.
  • When ready to bake, preheat oven to 300F (150C). Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or spray or coat with oil. For easy rolling, place a disc of dough between 2 sheets of parchment or wax paper. Roll out until about 1/2 in. (1 cm) thick. Using a 2-in. (5-cm) floured cookie cutter, cut out cookies and place on baking sheets.
  • Bake in top and bottom thirds of preheated oven, switching baking sheets halfway through, until cookies are firm to the touch, 15 to 20 min. Cool on a rack. Store in an airtight container in a cool place or refrigerate up to 1 week or freeze up to 1 month.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 140,
  • Protein
  • 2 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 13 g,
  • Fat
  • 9 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 27 mg.

Make a double batch of these melt-in-your-mouth almond sable cookies; they’re irresistible.