Almond- Orange Wafers

Almond- Orange Wafers

These simplistic cookies are actually one of my all-time favorites...

Yield: 4 dozen

Prep Time:15 min

Cook Time:9 min


1/2 cup butter, at room temperature
1/2 cup granulated white sugar
1 large egg
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 teaspoon orange zest, grated
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup almonds, sliced


1. Preheat oven to 375°F.

2. Beat the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Add the egg, extract and orange zest and beat until combined. Stir in the flour and almonds.

3. Drop by teaspoonfuls 3 inches apart onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake for 7 to 9 minutes. Cool on the cookie sheet for 2 minutes. Remove to a wire rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container.

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  • Jenny wrote:

    Mmmm, they look so good Lori! Wish I had some for my afternoon snack!