Almond Poppy Seed Cookies
Author: Nikki
These cookies are light, chewy and have a delicious flavor!
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 Tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon Poppy Seeds
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 2¼ cups flour
  • sliced almonds to garnish
Almond Glaze
  • 1½ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 Tablespoon milk
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together.
  3. Add egg and beat in well.
  4. Add almond extract, vanilla, and Poppy Seeds and mix until well blended.
  5. Add salt, baking powder and flour and mix until well incorporated.
  6. Roll cookies into 1 inch balls and place on greased cookie sheet. Space cookie dough balls about 2 inches apart from each other.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees F for 8-10 minutes or until lightly golden on the edges of cookies.
  8. Combine glaze ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk until smooth glaze is formed. Drizzle as much as desired over slightly warmed cookies and ganish with almonds.
  9. Let finish cooling completely before eating
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