35 mins (prep 15, cooking 20)
5 ingredients
2 servings
A simple traditional recipe for cookies similar to shortbread. The wonderful flavor comes from the cardamom, which is fairly expensive, but very worth it. I actually prefer them without the almonds, but you might add them if you like.

Categories:  <-60-mins , hand-formed-cookies , 3-steps-or-less , taste~mood , nuts , equipment , time-to-make , 5-ingredients-or-less , sweet , weeknight , easy , kid-friendly , oven , number-of-servings , inexpensive , baking , cookie-and-brownie , dessert , for-large-groups ,
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Serving Size (244.05 g)
Servings 2
Amount per Serving
Calories 1303.21 Calories from Fat 874.62
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 97.18g 299.01%
Saturated Fat 60.96g 609.62%
Trans Fat 3.88g %
Cholesterol 254.35mg 169.56%
Sodium 763.17mg 63.6%
Total Carbohydrate 95.46g 63.64%
Dietary Fiber 3.38 g 27.0%
Sugars 0.41 g %
Protein 13.92g 55.67%
Vitamin A 2958.82IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 47.14mg% Iron 5.82mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
sifted confectioners' sugar, ground cardamom