Almond Meltaway Cookies

Almond Meltaway Cookies

These Almond Meltaway Cookies are melt your mouth good!  The almond frosting adds to the almond goodness of this cookie.
Course Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword almond cookies, Almond Meltaway Cookies, Meltaway Cookies
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 134kcal
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes


  • 2 cups flour, all purpose
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup butter room temperature
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp almond extract


  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1-2 Tbsp milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp almond extract


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Mix together butter and sugar.  Beat until light and fluffy
  • Add in egg and extract and mix until combined
  • Add in flour, baking powder and salt.  Mix until combined
  • Roll dough into 1 inch balls and place on baking sheet.  Use the bottom of a glass to press down onto cookie and gently flatten.
  • Bake for 8 minutes.  Do not overbake cookie.
  • Remove from oven and place on cooling rack.


  • In a bowl, mix together powdered sugar, milk and almond extract.
  • Frost cooled cookies.  Allow frosting to set up.  Place in refrigerate to help them set up faster.



Recipe originally found at The Novice Chef Blog.


Calories: 134kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 95mg | Potassium: 24mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 246IU | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg