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Rolled Almond Vanilla Cookies Recipe

Rolled Almond Vanilla Cookies Recipe

I love baking dozens and dozens of Christmas cookies every holiday season. I especially enjoy making rolled cookies that I cut with my ever-growing collection of cookie cutters. In addition to my butter cookies and sugar cookies, this year I added a new recipe to baking bonanza. My rolled almond vanilla cookies are light and crispy, perfect with a hot cup of coffee or cocoa on a cold winter day.


  • 1 cup of white sugar
  • 1 cup of softened butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon of almond extract
  • 3 cups of whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons of baking soda


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°.
  2. Add the sugar, butter, egg, vanilla extract, and almond extract to a large mixing bowl.
  3. Combine thoroughly.
  4. Combine the baking soda and whole wheat flour in a separate bowl.
  5. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients.
  6. Roll the dough in a fourth-inch sheet on a floured surface.
  7. Cut the dough using holiday cookie cutters.
  8. Place the cookies on an ungreased or parchment-lined cookie sheet.
  9. Place the cookie sheet in the freezer for 10 minutes.
  10. Bake the cookies for 9 to 11 minutes or until lightly browned.
  11. Allow the cookies to cool slightly before removing from the baking sheet.
  12. Store the rolled almond vanilla cookies in an airtight container.

Rolling and Cutting the Rolled Almond Vanilla Cookies Rolled Almond Vanilla Cookies

Image Credits

Rolled Almond Vanilla Cookies Recipe © 2016 Heather Johnson
Rolling and Cutting the Rolled Almond Vanilla Cookies © 2016 Heather Johnson
Rolled Almond Vanilla Cookies © 2016 Heather Johnson

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