Chocolate-Almond Bites

Sophisticated and not too sweet, these cookies look inviting piled into a Japanese candy pouch lined with paper.

Number of servings : 48 bites

Prep time: 35 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes + 15 minutes, cooling time

Type of meal : | Cookies | Cookies

Special diet :


2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup toasted almonds, finely chopped


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease a baking sheet. Onto a sheet of waxed paper, sift flour with cocoa. In a large bowl, with electric mixer on high, beat butter, sugar, vanilla, and salt until pale and creamy. Beat in flour mixture, then almonds.
  2. Shape heaping teaspoonfuls of dough into balls and arrange on baking sheet. Bake 20 to 25 minutes, or until firm. Cool briefly on the sheet before transferring to a rack. Store in an airtight container up to 5 days.

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