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Secret Almond Cookies

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SKILL LEVEL : intermediate

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories130
Calories from Fat70
Total Fat8 g12% DV
Saturated Fat4 g20% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol15 mg5% DV
Sodium45 mg2% DV
Total Carbohydrates13 g4% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars8 g
Protein1 g
Vitamin A4% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron2% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories130
Calories from Fat70
Total Fat8 g12% DV
Saturated Fat4 g20% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol15 mg5% DV
Sodium45 mg2% DV
Total Carbohydrates13 g4% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars8 g
Protein1 g
Vitamin A4% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron2% DV
  • 36 HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates with Almonds
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract (optional)
  • 1-1/4 cups slivered almonds finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup powdered sugar for rolling
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup butter or margarine (2 sticks) , softened

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 375°F. Remove wrappers from chocolates.
  • 2. Beat butter, granulated sugar and vanilla in large bowl until fluffy. Add flour, almonds and almond extract, if desired; beat on low speed of mixer until well blended.
  • 3. Using about 1 tablespoon dough for each cookie, shape dough around each chocolate piece; roll in hand to make ball. (Be sure to cover each chocolate piece completely.) Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 4. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies are set but not browned. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. While still slightly warm, roll in powdered sugar. Cool completely. Store in tightly covered container. Roll again in powdered sugar just before serving. Makes about 36 cookies.

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