Almond Sable Cookies

Almond Sable Cookies

dozen cookies
Author: Chef Jacquy Pfeiffer
Prep time: 2 hours 45 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Total time: 3 hours


  • 4 ounces Butter unsalted
  • 1 cup cake flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons almond TPT 1 3/4 tablespoons almond powder + 1 3/4 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup confectionary sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • crystal sugar as need to sprinkle on cookies before baking


  1. Preheat a convection oven to 325 °F, leaving the vent open.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the butter, cake flour, and salt together until it reaches a sand-like consistency.
  3. Add the almond TPT and confectionary sugar.
  4. Gradually add the egg yolks and vanilla extract.
  5. Cover the dough with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  6. Roll the dough out to about 1/8" thick.
  7. Cut out cookies with a cookie cutter of your choice.
  8. Egg wash the cookies by brushing a mixture of egg, milk and salt over the cookies.
  9. Sprinkle with crystal sugar and let them rest for 30 minutes.
  10. Bake the cookies in the preheated oven for about 12 minutes.


Makes 2 dozen large or 3 dozen small cookies, depending on size of the cookie cutter used.
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