White Chocolate Almond Balls

  • Serves:
  • Cooking Time: MINS
  • Total Calories: CALS

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    Directions

    Preheat oven to 350 F (180° C).

    In a medium bowl, whisk together flour and salt.

    In a double boiler, melt white chocolate and stir in almond extract.

    In a large metal bowl, beat softened butter, 1/2 cup (125 mL) confectioners sugar, and chocolate mixture.

    With a wooden spoon, gradually stir in flour mixture until well combined.

    Fold in roasted almonds.

    Roll into 1 1/2 inch (4 cm) balls and place on a lightly greased cookie sheet leaving at least1 inch ( 2.5 cm) between cookies.

    Bake for 18 – 20 minutes or until bottoms are a golden brown.

    Let cool for 5 minutes on a wire rack.

    Roll cookies in the remainder of the confectioners sugar.

    Ingredients

    • 4 cups (1 L) pastry flour
    • 2 cups (500 mL) unsalted butter
    • 2 cups (500 mL) confectioners sugar
    • 2 tsp (10 mL) almond extract
    • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
    • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) slivered almonds, roasted
    • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) white chocolate