Almond Bar Cookies: Day 8 of 12 Days of Christmas Cookies

Almond bars are a family favorite. I discovered these through my friend, Christen, a few years ago. They have been a staple ever since.


These cookies are really easy to make. They have a superb almond flavor and the perfect cookie texture. Plus, they have the bonus of being topped with sliced almonds and a sweet little glaze. These almond bars do not last long in my house.

I followed this recipe I found on All Recipes. You mix up the dough and put out on a parchment lined surface.


Then you cut it into 4 parts.


You take two portions and roll them out into about a foot long log.


Then you flatten them out until they are about a 3 inches wide.


You brush the bars with a little milk and top them with sliced almonds.


Then bake in a 325 degree oven for 12-15 minutes. Take them out, cut them into bars and let them cool a bit. Top them with a glaze made with powdered sugar, milk and almond flavoring.


I promise you will love these!

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