Almond and Cardamom Butter Balls

The combination of almond, cardamom, and orange flavors will make these cookies addictive for you as well.

Yield 22-24 cookies | Prep Time: 25 minutes | Bake Time: 20 minutes

This is another recipe from my mom's recipe notebooks. These little crisp and pungent almond and cardamom butter balls are mouthwatering.

The dough is made in minutes in the food processor.

These are simple yet very palatable little balls that would go perfect alongside a fresh fruit salad or a citrus sorbet... or a couple of them accompanying your tea cup will make your day any time of the day...

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Ingredients to make the Almond and Cardamom Butter Balls
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 3/4 cup almonds, blanched or un-blanched, lightly toasted and ground (about 3 1/2 ounces)
  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter, chilled and cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom, freshly ground
  • 1/2 tbsp zested orange
  • pinch of salt
  • tbsp confectioners' sugar for dusting, optional
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required equipment:​ food processor, baking sheet (17x11 inches)


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