Easy Almond Meltaways
These crescent-shaped cookies flavored with almond can be prepared using just five ingredients. A generous layer of confectioner's sugar adds sweetness to this recipe.
Recipe from Family Circle
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
1 cup confectioner's sugar
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup finely ground blanched slivered almonds
Heat oven to 325 degrees F. Pinch off pieces of dough in heaping teaspoonfuls. Roll into logs. Taper ends; bend into crescents. Place on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake in 325 degrees F oven for 16 to 18 minutes, until lightly browned.
Remove cookies to wire rack. While warm, dust with a generous layer of remaining confectioners' sugar. Cool completely. Sprinkle again with any remaining confectioners' sugar.
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 61, Fat, total (g) 4, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 6, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet