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How to make sugar cookies taste like almonds? I need them to have a strong almond flavor but not have them be too expensive to make.

Amarilis - from Toa Baja, Puerto Rico

No problem! Add a little almond extract to your cookie dough. Remember that it has a very strong flavor, so you will use lessalmond extract than you would vanilla extract. If your recipe calls for 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract, keep that in the recipe and also add 1/4-1/2 teaspoon of almond extract, depending on how strongly flavored you want your cookies to be.


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