Almond-Oatmeal Crispies

Almond-Oatmeal Crispies

Prize-Winning Recipe 2008! Homemade without hassle. Whip up a batch of almond lover's cookies in no time.

Prep Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Total Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Makes

 

About 2 dozen cookies

Cookies
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
package (7 or 8 oz) almond paste (not marzipan)
1
egg
1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® oatmeal cookie mix
1
tablespoon water
24
unblanched whole almonds
Icing
1/2
cup powdered sugar
1/4
teaspoon almond extract
1
tablespoon water
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, beat butter and almond paste with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Beat in egg until well blended. Stir in cookie mix and 1 tablespoon water until soft dough forms.
  2. Using cookie scoop (2-tablespoon size), drop dough by level scoopfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Press 1 almond in center of each mound of dough.
  3. Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  4. In small bowl, mix icing ingredients until smooth. Drizzle icing over cookies.
Makes About 2 dozen cookies
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Purchasing
Almond paste comes in a tube or a can. You can use either one in this recipe.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 170
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 110mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 24g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 15g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.