Almond Diamonds

Use refrigerated sugar cookie dough flavored with almond extract to make these fun, diamond-shaped cookies. This tasty recipe will make a splendid addition to your holiday platter.

Almond Diamonds
Yield: 2-1/2 dozen Prep 20 mins Bake 325°F 35 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 16 1/2 ounce tube refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons almond extract
  • 8 ounces sliced almonds
  • 4 eggs
  • 2/3 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1/3 cup packed light-brown sugar

Make It

1. Heat oven to 325 degrees F. Coat a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.

2. Knead cookie dough, flour and 2 teaspoons of the almond extract until smooth. Press evenly into the bottom of the prepared pan forming a slight lip at edges. Sprinkle almonds evenly over the top.

3. In a small bowl, whisk eggs, corn syrup, brown sugar and the remaining 2 teaspoons of almond extract. Pour over the sliced almonds.

4. Bake at 325 degrees F for 35 minutes. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.

5. When cool, loosen edges with a small paring knife and gently remove from pan. Cut into diamonds.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 171, Fat, total (g): 8, chol. (mg): 33, sat. fat (g): 1, carb. (g): 21, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 3, sodium (mg): 94, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.