The great thing about making your own cookies, you can take pride knowing you put the time into this crispy sweet little treat. The almonds and butter scotch with a hint of vanilla is the perfect combination to please anyone. You will want to make them for your next holiday party, special occasion, gift giving or share with a friend.
- Measuring cups and spoons
- Wooden spoon for stirring
- 2 mixing bowls
- Non stick cookie sheets
- Parchment paper if desired
- Oven safe mits
- 3/4 cup of butter scotch morsels
- 3/4 cup of chopped almonds
- 1/2 tsp of salt
- 2 cups of all purpose flour
- 3/4 cup of sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp of pure vanilla extract
- 1 tsp of pure almond extract
- 1 cup of butter (2 sticks) soften
- 2 tsp of water
Preheat your oven to 350°. Line your baking pans with parchment paper if you have decided to use this method.
In your mixing bowl combine butter, sugar, salt, egg, vanilla and almond extract. Mix well. Stir in your flour until thoroughly combined, next add your butter scotch morsels and and chopped almonds. Stir till mixed well. If your dough is a little dry, add the 2 tsp of water.
Scoop up table spoons of the dough and place on your cookie sheets with a 1 inch space between.
Bake for 12 to 15 minutes till golden brown. Let cool on your cookie sheet for 10 minutes, transfer to a wire rack till completely cooled.
This recipie makes about 20 cookies.