Monday, December 23, 2013

Cardamom Flavored Snowball Cookies

Happy Holidays!!!
Recipe (slightly modified) source: Wilton

Unsalted butter - 2 sticks or 1 cup, softened
Granulated sugar - 1/2 cup
Pure vanilla extract - 1/2 tsp
Cardamom powder - 1 tsp
All-purpose flour - 1 3/4 cup
Ground almonds - 1 cup
Confectioners sugar - for dusting

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degree F.  Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer until light and fluffy.  Add vanilla and mix well.
  3. Add flour and ground almonds.  Mix with electric mixer on low speed until dough forms.
  4. Roll dough into 1 inch balls and place 1 inch apart on cookie sheets.
  5. Bake 20-25 minutes or until bottoms are golden brown.  Remove to cooling rack.  Cool for 5 minutes.
  6. Roll warm cookies in confectioners sugar.  Cool completely before storing.


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