Saturday, June 26, 2010

Amandel Koekjes

Dutch Almond Cookies

makes: 2 dozen

1 cup butter
½ cup granulated sugar
¼ cup packed brown sugar
2 eggs
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
¾ teaspoon baking soda
1 cup almond paste, finely chopped up
½ cup chopped almonds

Preheat oven to 325°F. Grease a baking sheet. Cream butter and sugars together. Beat in eggs. Stir in the flour and baking soda, then the almond paste. If dough gets too stiff add a few drops of water. Stir in chopped almonds. Drop by teaspoonful on baking sheet 2--inches apart. Bake 15 minutes.