Orange Toffee Almond Sandies

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Servings: 9 dozen
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 36 min
Difficulty: Easy

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1 cup butter, softened
1 cup vegetable oil
1 cup sugar
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 teaspoon orange extract
2 eggs
4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons orange zest
2 cups sliced almonds
2 cups English toffee bits





Preheat the oven at 350 degrees F.

In a mixing bowl, add the butter, oil and the sugars. Using a hand-held mixer, beat until combined. Beat in the extracts. Add the eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt in a separate bowl. Gradually add to the creamed mixture. Stir in orange zest, almonds and toffee bits.

Drop by teaspoonfuls, 2-inches apart, onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake until golden brown, about 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from the oven to a wire rack to cool before serving.

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I made these cookies and sent them to Afganistan. My grandson Mark said he loved them more than the peanut butter cookies. And the rest of the soldiers loved them too. In fact I just sent another box !!! In a word Paula....You were a BIG HIT in Afganistan Lee Miner

By Anonymous on August 15, 2010


this recipe is a keeper.rate5

By Anonymous on November 04, 2009

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