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[Cookie Elf File #284] 12 Days of Easy Christmas Cookies #11: Swedish Almond Cookies – Super-Easy
December 24, 2018
Dear Cookie Elf reader,

Welcome back to The Cookie Elf File … and to easy cookie recipes! Now as the holidays get close it’s time for our traditional 12 Days of Easy Christmas Cookies recipes.

Easy Swedish Almond Cookies - they’re like a Scandinavian version of biscotti. I love this recipe. Enjoy!

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Feature: 12 Days of Easy Christmas Cookies #11 – Swedish Almond Cookies, an Easy Shortbread Bar

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Love this recipe! Swedish Almond Cookies are a simple variation of shortbread, flavored with almond, sliced during baking – almost like a Scandinavian version of biscotti.

The recipe varies slightly from shortbread’s time-honored ratio for traditional three key ingredients (one part sugar, two parts butter, and three parts white flour) with less sugar. Yet a considerable dose of almond extract adds substantial flavoring and the coarse sugar topping gives the cookies a unique texture.

They are rich and delicious!Prep time: 30 minutes
Bake time: 30-40 minutes, divided
Makes about 6-8 dozen fingers, depending on how they are sliced

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Happy baking,

Kathy, The Cookie Elf

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