Almond Oat Cookies

Description: You can use sliced almonds if you like flecks of brown in your cookies, or blanched slivered almonds for a lighter appearance. Lightly toasting the almonds will bring out their flavor. Let the almonds cool before processing them.

Almond Oat Cookies Recipe


  • 3/4 cups Toasted Almonds (slivered or sliced)
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Rolled Oats
  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup Unsalted Butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup Packed Brown Sugar
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 1 teaspoon Almond Extract
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract

Yield: 18

Prep Time: 1 hour 20 minutes.

Cook Time: 10 minute s.

Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes.

Process in food processor until fine, about 15 seconds:
Toasted almonds
Rolled oats

Add and pulse to blend, 4 or 5 pulses:
All purpose flour

Beat together until light and fluffy:
Unsalted butter
Brown sugar

Add and beat to incorporate:
Almond extract
Vanilla extract

Add oat-flour mixture and mix thoroughly.

Wrap dough in plastic wrap and chill at least 1 hour. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Roll dough out on a lightly floured counter to 1/4 inch thickness and cut, then transfer cookies onto cookie sheets that have been lined with parchment paper or silicone liners. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, until lightly browned around the edges. Let cookies cool slightly on cookie sheets, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Decorate using Ganache or Royal Icing, with a little almond extract added.