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Dream Cookies

Course Desserts
Cuisine International
Prep Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 50 minutes
Servings 12
Author Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 cups butter softened
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tbps. coffee liqueur or amaretto
  • Whole almonds


  • Sift together flour and baking powder. Set aside.
  • Beat butter, sugar, vanilla and coffee liqueur on medium speed, using a hand mixer, till light and fluffy. Scrape the sides of the bowl frequently.
  • Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture until blended and smooth.
  • Cover and chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour. Remove from fridge after the hour and begin the next step at once.
  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Roll dough, into 1 inch balls. Place them 2 ½ inches apart on an unbuttered baking sheet. Note: Do not grease the sheet.
  • Gently press an almond in the top of each ball.
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cookies will be light and crisp. Cool on wire racks and store in an airtight container.