Almond Nuggets with Chocolate Drizzle

Almond Nuggets with Chocolate Drizzle

Almond Nuggets with Chocolate Drizzle
  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 25 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 24 cookies
  • Chocolate and almond are always a great combination.

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract, pure
  • 1/2 tsp Pure Almond Extract
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds
  • 2 oz bittersweet chocolate
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325ºF.

  2. Spray baking sheets with cooking spray.
  3. Whisk eggs, sugar, vanilla extract and ½ teaspoon almond extract in a medium bowl.

  4. Add baking powder, and blend thoroughly.
  5. Stir in flour and almond slices and mixing until completely combined.
  6. The batter will be stiff.
  7. Drop by heaping teaspoon onto baking sheets.
  8. Bake for 15 minutes or until the edges of the nugget start to brown.
  9. Cool on a wire rack.
  10. Melt chocolate and butter in a heavy saucepan over low heat; stirring constantly.
  11. Add ½ teaspoon almond extract.

  12. Drizzle chocolate over top of each nugget.
  13. Store in tightly covered container.