Almond Cookies


Almond Cookies

A simple cookie recipe that brings back memory from visits to the grandparents
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 60 cookies


  • 250 g butter
  • 120 g sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 100 g grounded almonds
  • 350 g Flour
  • 1 egg yoke
  • 50 g white almonds for garnishing


  1. Preheat the oven at 200c gas mark 3

  2. In an medium sized bowl mix the butter,sugar and egg until its light and fluffy.

  3. Add in the grounded almonds and flour. Start kneading it for around 5 minute then split it in two balls.

  4. Sprinkle these with flour then wrap it in a tea towel and put it in the fridge to rest for two hours.

  5. Sprinkle flour over a flat surface, then spread the dough over the surface and cut it into portions of 2 cm in size. Then roll these into balls

  6. Put baking foil onto the baking tray and put the little dough balls onto it and squash them flat.

  7. With a brush, cover the top of the dough cookies with egg yoke and finish up by pressing a white almond into the top.

  8. Put the tray in the oven and bake for about 12 minutes.

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