Published Jun 19th
Prep 15m Cook 15m Additional - Ready In 30m
Servings 2 dozen cookies Calories 143.2

Melt-in-your-mouth recipe from Switzerland.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup crushed almonds
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 7 tablespoons white sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. 2 Mix all-purpose flour, almonds, butter, sugar, vanilla extract, and almond extract in a large bowl until well blended.
  3. 3 Roll the dough into walnut-sized balls and place 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets.
  4. 4 Bake in preheated oven until golden brown, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 143.2
  • Carbohydrate 12.4 g
  • Cholesterol 20.3 mg
  • Fat 9.8 g
  • Fiber 0.7 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Saturated Fat 5 g
  • Sodium 54.7 mg
  • Sugar 3.9 g


  1. These turned out super yummy. Very buttery and almond flavored. I did the same as some of the reviewers and only used 1 3/4 cup of flour, added 1 tsb of water, and put the almonds in a food processor until they were finely chopped. I also added 8 tbs of sugar instead of 7. - Read more ...
  2. I used 1 1/2 cup flour 1/2 cup sugar and 2 tablespoons of almond extract. Also pressed a fleur de lis design into each cookie. They came out great. These cookies are light don't expect a rich overpowering flavor. It's not like shortbread. They did spread a little bit when baking but the design did - Read more ...
  3. I like this recipe and, as the title suggests, they really are easy. My cookies came out well because I paid attention to the comments of the other reviewers. I reduced the amount of flour from 2 cups to 1 3/4 cups. I added 1 tablespoon of water. Instead of "crushing" the almonds, I ground - Read more ...
  4. I made these because I had all the ingredients on hand. Seemed to me that there were not enough wet ingredients and after looking at other reviews I thought I would try adding an egg. I used a cookie scoop and the "dough balls" did not spread at all. They tasted pretty good but didn't - Read more ...
  5. I used 1/2 a cup LESS than the recipe and that helped with the dryness and difficulty keeping the dough together that previous reviews mentioned. Quick easy and YUMMY!!!!
  6. Amazing! Taste like Sandies except hot out of my oven. I just suck too many down without letting them cool enough.
  7. I followed the recipe tast was good crunchy but they were so horribly dry.I think there should be less flour. Might try again with 1 cup flour.
  8. These were a huge hit at the office. A nice light cookie that puts a smile on your face.
  9. I thought these were pretty good. I would rate them between a 4 and 5. They reminded me of an almond version of a pecan sandy cookie. Getting the dough to come together was a bit tricky. I added 2 teaspoons of water and it worked perfect. I made a half a recipe and got - Read more ...

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