Italian Butter Cookies
These Italian Butter Cookies are a classic Italian dessert that are perfect for any occasion. They are light and buttery with a hint of almond flavor. They are easy to make and require only a few simple ingredients. Enjoy them with a cup of coffee or tea for a delicious treat.
– 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
– 1 cup granulated sugar
– 2 large eggs
– 2 teaspoons almond extract
– 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
– 1 teaspoon baking powder
– 1/4 teaspoon salt
1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
3. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the almond extract.
4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until combined.
6. Roll the dough into 1-inch balls and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
7. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the edges are lightly golden.
8. Allow to cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
– Calories: 120
– Fat: 6g
– Sodium: 60mg
– Carbohydrates: 14g
– Protein: 2g