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Almond Lace Wafers are a classic Scandinavian rolled holiday cookie and they have a wonderful toffee-like flavor and crunch.


makes about 27 cookies

Total time

0 minutes


  • ¾ cup grated un-blanched almonds (use blender, nut grater, or food processor - do not
  • grind into powder, but leave a bit crunchy)
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp flour (use a gluten free flour mix, or oat flour if you like)
  • 1 tbsp heavy cream or evaporated milk
  • 1 tbsp whole milk


  1. Set oven to 350F
  2. Grease and flour 2 cookie sheets.
  3. Grate almonds, then measure 3/4 cup into a saucepan.
  4. Mix in all remaining ingredients.
  5. Cook over low heat until butter melts, stirring constantly. Batter is very thin.
  6. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheet, only 5-6 at a time as batter will spread.
  7. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until a light caramel color, with centers still bubbly. Watch very carefully so as not to overbrown.
  8. Let cool for 1 minute, then immediately transfer, UPSIDE DOWN, to waxed paper.
  9. Working quickly, immediately roll each cookie quickly around the handle of a wooden spoon, forming a loose cylinder. If cookies start to harden, return to oven for 1 minute to soften.
  10. Allow to cool.
Contains allergens

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