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Almond-Oatmeal Crispies

Almond-Oatmeal Crispies
  • Prep 60 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

Cookies

  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 package (7 or 8 oz) almond paste (not marzipan)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ oatmeal cookie mix
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 24 unblanched whole almonds

Icing

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 tablespoon water

Directions

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, beat butter and almond paste with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Beat in egg until well blended. Stir in cookie mix and 1 tablespoon water until soft dough forms.
  • 2
    Using cookie scoop (2-tablespoon size), drop dough by level scoopfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Press 1 almond in center of each mound of dough.
  • 3
    Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. In small bowl, mix icing ingredients until smooth. Drizzle icing over cookies.

Expert Tips

  • Almond paste comes in a tube or a can. You can use either one in this recipe.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
14%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
6%
Sodium
110mg
5%
Potassium
70mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
24g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
15g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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