Scandinavian Almond Cookies

Scandinavian Almond Cookies

Making traditional Scandinavian almond-flavored cookies just got easier by using a cookie mix.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:20

Hr:Mins

Makes

2

1/2

Cookies
1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
1/3
cup butter, softened
1
egg
2
tablespoons Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon almond extract
3
teaspoons milk
1
cup sliced almonds
Almond Glaze
1
cup powdered sugar
1/4
teaspoon almond extract
5
to 6 teaspoons milk
2
tablespoons sliced almonds
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, egg, flour and 1 teaspoon almond extract until dough forms. Divide dough into 3 equal parts; place on ungreased cookie sheets. Press each into 12x3-inch rectangle.
  2. Brush each rectangle with 1 teaspoon milk; sprinkle with 1/3 cup almonds. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; cut into 1-inch diagonal slices. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  3. In small bowl, stir powdered sugar, 1/4 teaspoon almond extract and 5 to 6 teaspoons milk until desired consistency. Drizzle over cookies; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons almonds.
Makes 2 1/2 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Toast the almond slices for a nuttier almond flavor. Toast nuts in shallow pan in 350ºF oven about 5 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 130
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 55mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 18g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 12g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 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.