Almond Meltaways

Almond Meltaways
Ground almonds and amaretto double the almond flavor of these tender butter cookies.
Makes 78
Prep 30 m
Chill 30 m
Bake 15 m




  1. 1 of 4 Finely grind almonds in food processor. Add flour, confectioners sugar and salt. Pulse to evenly blend. Add butter and amaretto; pulse until dough begins to come together.
  2. 2 of 4 With floured hands, roll dough into 3/4-inch balls. Place 1-1/2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Place in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  3. 3 of 4 Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  4. 4 of 4 Bake cookies until golden brown, about 15 minutes. Remove to rack; let cool completely.


  1. 1 of 1 In cup, stir together confectioners sugar and enough milk for good glazing consistency. Spoon 1/2 teaspoon glaze onto each cookie, letting glaze drip down sides. Let dry slightly. Top with non-pareils or sprinkles.
Nutrition Information for Almond Meltaways
Servings Per Recipe: 78
Per Serving: 0 g fiber, 4 mg sodium, 1 g pro., 53 kcal cal., 5 mg chol., 1 g sat. fat, 6 g carb., 3 g Fat, total