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.
- 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
Prep Time: 1 hour 20 minutes.
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes.
Process in food processor until fine, about 15 seconds:
Add and pulse to blend, 4 or 5 pulses:
All purpose flour
Beat together until light and fluffy:
Add and beat to incorporate:
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.