Strawberry Almond Sugar Cookies

Valentine's Day is right around the corner and everyone is getting ready to celebrate with their loved ones. Instead of spending a bunch of money on candy or flowers, why not make a delicious dessert you can enjoy right at home? These strawberry almond sugar cookies will satisfy anyone's sweet tooth and have you coming back for more! ;) The recipe is simple, sweet and has some Valentine's Day flare.

Make it simple and fun on this love filled day. <3

Strawberry Almond Sugar Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup fresh strawberries, diced

Directions: 

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar together. Mix in the almond extract. Add the flour, baking powder and salt. Mix well. Fold in diced strawberries.
  3. Roll the dough into 1 inch balls and flatten with your hand. Place the cookies on a prepared baking sheet. 
    Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until slightly golden brown on the edges. Allow the cookies to cool and enjoy.