Recipes Almond Orange Butter Cookies Created by Chef Allison Rittman for Almond Board of California Difficulty Medium Prep Time 45 Minutes Cook Time 20-25 minutes Total Time Approx. 70 minutes Ingredients Serves: 30, (1) cookie per serving 141 g Butter, Unsalted, softened 70 g Powdered Sugar 5 g Orange Zest 60 g Orange Juice 5 g Almond Extract 315 g Almond Butter, smooth 284 g All Purpose Flour 64 g Almond Flour, super fine 2 g Salt, Fine 35 g Almonds, Whole Preparation Heat oven to 350°F. In a medium bowl beat butter, powdered sugar, orange zest, orange juice, almond extract, and almond butter on medium speed until smooth with hand mixer. Mix flour, almond flour, and salt together. Add to dough and mix with hand mixer until combined. Roll into 1-ounce balls and place on parchment lined sheet pan spaced 1" apart. Top each cookie with a whole almond in the center. Press cookies slightly to flatten. Bake 20-25 minutes, or until lightly browned. Chef Notes These orange scented almond cookies are inspired by an Italian almond cookie, but with a unique texture and less sugar for a healthier twist. Try substituting coconut oil for butter for a vegan alternative. Nutritional Info Per Serving NAME AMOUNT Calories 140 Total Fat 10 g Saturated Fat 2.5 g Trans Fat 0 g Cholesterol 10 mg Sodium 25 mg Total Carbohydrates 12 g Dietary Fiber 2 g Total Sugars 3 g Includes 2 g Added Sugars Protein 4 g Vitamin D 0 mcg Calcium 34 mg Iron 1 mg Potassium 105 mg Did you know? In addition to almonds being a delicious ingredient in our recipes they’re also heart healthy, gut healthy, and full of vitamins and nutrients - explore Health & Nutrition to learn more. Not only that, almond farmers are dedicated to sustainability - find out how they’re Growing Good.