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Almond Butter sugar cookie

HeatherHeather Moore
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Ingredients

  • Cookies:
  • 1 C butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 C sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 t vanilla
  • 1 t almond extract
  • 1 t butter flavoring
  • 3 C flour
  • 2 t baking powder
  • 1 t baking soda
  • 1/2 t salt
  • Frosting:
  • 1 8 oz package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 C butter, softened
  • 1 t vanilla
  • dash salt
  • 3-4 C powdered sugar
  • 2-3 T milk
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directions

  • 1

    1. Cream your butter and sugar together for at least 2 minutes.

  • 2

    2. Add your eggs, vanilla, almond extract and butter flavoring. Beat the mixture for another 2 minutes or until everything is nice and fluffy.

  • 3

    3. In a separate bowl combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Stir it around to combine.

  • 4

    4. Add the dry ingredients to the creamed mixture and mix until combined.

  • 5

    5. Roll into 1 1/2 inch balls and place on a cookie sheet that has been sprayed with cooking spray.

  • 6

    6. Bake at 350 for about 7 minutes of until the tops of the cookies start to crack. Take them out of the oven and let them continue to cook on the hot sheet for several minutes.

  • 7

    7. Remove the cookies and place them on a wire rack to cool completely.

  • 8

    CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

  • 9

    1. Place the cream cheese and butter in your stand mixer, or large mixing bowl.

  • 10

    2. Beat it until the two are well combined and nice and smooth.

  • 11

    3. Add the powdered sugar, milk, vanilla and dash of salt. Beat well. Add a bit more powdered sugar if it’s too thin, and more milk if it’s too thick.

  • 12

    4. Add a few drops of food coloring and mix it in.

  • 13

    5. Pipe the frosting on to your cooled cookies and top with sprinkle.

  • 14

    Enjoy!


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