Almond Cream Cheese Buttons

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Almond Cream Cheese Buttons

Almond Cream Cheese Buttons

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Course: Dessert, Snacks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: almonds, candy, confectioners' sugar, cream cheese
Servings: 84 pieces

Equipment

  • Candy paper cups

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 6 to 7 dozen almonds whole
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar divided

Instructions

  • Mix together cream cheese and almond extract. Gradually add 2 to 2 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar. Knead until no longer sticky.
  • Shape into 3/4-inch thick balls. Roll in confectioners' sugar. Flatten balls by pressing an almond into the center.
  • Set in candy paper cups.
  • Let dry at room temperature.
  • Store loosely covered in the refrigerator.
  • Makes 6 to 7 dozen candies.

Notes

Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.
Nutrition Facts
Almond Cream Cheese Buttons
Amount per Serving
Calories
27
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
1
g
2
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Cholesterol
 
1
mg
0
%
Sodium
 
3
mg
0
%
Potassium
 
10
mg
0
%
Carbohydrates
 
5
g
2
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
4
g
4
%
Protein
 
1
g
2
%
Vitamin A
 
14
mcg
2
%
Calcium
 
4
mg
0
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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