Almond Butter Cookies
- prep time 0 min
- total time 0 min
- serves 24
10 tablespoons unsalted butter at room temperature
½ cup sugar
⅓ cup pure almond butter
1 egg white
¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
¼ teaspoon rum extract (optional)
1 ⅓ cups pastry flour
¼ teaspoon salt
24 whole almondsChocolate Nut Butter Filling for Almond Butter Cookie Sandwiches
⅓ cup chocolate hazelnut spread
¼ cup toasted almond butter
1. Preheat oven to 350 °F.
2. Cream butter and sugar together until smooth. Beat in almond butter and egg white and stir in vanilla extract and rum. Sift in pastry flour and salt and combine until dough is soft and smooth.
3. Roll cookies into 1-inch balls and place on a parchment-lined cookie sheet. Press a whole almond into center of each cookie. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes on the center rack of the oven until cookies lightly brown around edges. Transfer cookies to a cooling rack.Chocolate Nut Butter Filling for Almond Butter Cookie Sandwiches
1. Prepare cookies as above.
2. Beat chocolate hazelnut spread and almond butter until smooth. Spread on the bottom side of an almond butter cookie and sandwich filling between another cookie, pressing gently.