Chinese Five Spice Almond Cookies

Prize-Winning Recipe Fall 2010! Add a five spice twist to sweet sugar cookies.

  • Prep Time 55 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 36

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
2
teaspoons Chinese five-spice powder
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
1/2
cup sliced almonds
3
tablespoons coarse white sparkling sugar

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, combine cookie mix and five-spice powder until blended. Stir in butter and egg until soft dough forms. Stir in almonds.
  • 2 Roll dough into 36 (1-inch) balls. Dip one side of each ball into coarse sugar. Place balls, sugar side up, 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges just begin to brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to wire rack. Cool completely. Store covered at room temperature.

Expert Tips

Chinese five-spice powder, also known as five-spice powder, is a mixture of five ground spices - cinnamon, cloves, fennel seed, star anise and szechuan peppercorns. It is commonly used in Chinese cooking.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
90
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
60mg
60%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.