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Almond Butter Cookies on the cooling rack

Almond Butter Cookies

Dress up any cookie platter with sweet crunchy almond butter cookies that have a deep rich nutty flavor beyond satisfying and addictingly delicious.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword almond butter cookies, almond butter cookies recipe, how do I make almond butter cookies, how to make almond butter cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 57 Cookies
Calories 150kcal
Author Kathleen


  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup creamy almond butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup almonds, chopped
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sliced honey roasted almonds, finely chopped


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • In a small bowl, whisk together hot water, baking soda, and salt; set aside
  • In a large mixing bowl, using a handheld mixer on medium speed, cream together butter, almond butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar until light and fluffy, 3-4 minutes. mix in baking soda mixture until combined. Mix in chopped almonds.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, mixing after each addition just until incorporated. Stir in vanilla and almond extracts.
  • Gradually add flour, mixing just until combined.
  • Scoop out the dough, using a medium cookie scoop, and place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Do not flatten. Roll cookies in the chopped honey roasted almonds. Set a cookie sheet in the refrigerator for 10 minutes. Refrigerate cookie dough in between scooping dough.
  • Bake in the preheated oven until edges are golden, 10-12 minutes, rotating baking sheet halfway through baking. Cool on cookie sheets 1-2 minutes then remove to a wire rack and cool completely.


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 150kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 45mg | Potassium: 101mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 110IU | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1mg