Baking with Kids: Almond Cookies

By Chef Vincent Tropepe


  • 1 1/2 Cup Raw Almonds, divided
  • 1 Cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 Tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 Tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 Cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 Cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 Tsp Almond Extract


1. Preheat oven to 350 F.

2. Place 1 cup of almonds in a food processor and ground for 30 seconds.*

3. Place the ground almonds, flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl and combine.

4. Place the butter and sugar in a standing mixer (or bowl using a hand mixer) and cream for 3-4 minutes.

5. Add the egg and almond extract and mix another minute.

6. Slowly add the flour mixture to the butter mixture until combined.

7. Using a mini ice cream scoop or a heaping tablespoon, scoop out the dough and place on a Silpat or parchment-lined baking sheet.

8. Place one almond in the middle of each cookie.

9. Bake for 10-12 minutes.

10. Cool and serve


Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Next Post

Beef Wellington 101

Sun Dec 20 , 2020
By Chef Vincent Tropepe The Meat We’re starting with one of the most tender cuts of beef ever—the tenderloin! Beef tenderloin is super delicious, but without bones or much marbling, it’s not the most flavorful cut of beef in the world. That is why we season liberally. (Read: about 1 teaspoon kosher […]
%d bloggers like this: