Mosaic Almond Sweet Cookies

These cookies are fresh and fun and are the perfect delectable treat for friends or a savory moment of personal indulgence.

Yield: 2 dozen cookies

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, separated
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange zest
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 3/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Beat butter and sugar until light. Beat in salt, egg yolk, almond extract, and orange rind. Add flour and mix until just combined. Press over the bottom of a parchment lined 9”x13” pan. Beat the egg white until frothy and brush over the dough. Sprinkle the almonds evenly over all and bake for 30 minutes.
  3. Brush with 2 tablespoons of honey and bake for 15 minutes more. Cool slightly and cut into squares.
  • Yield: 2 dozen cookies
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