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Frangipane Cookie Cups

  • Author: Lisa Keys
  • Total Time: 27 minutes
  • Yield: 2 dozen.


Light and delicious almond cookie.


3 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened

1/4 cup sugar

1 teaspoon grated lemon zest

2 eggs

1 tablespoon honey

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon almond extract

1 1/4 cups almond meal flour

24 whole almonds

powdered sugar


  1. Heat oven 350F. Line 24 mini muffin cups with paper liners.
  2. In a mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar until light and creamy. Add zest, eggs, honey, salt and almond extract; blend well.
  3. Add almond meal flour; blend well.
  4. Divide batter among prepared cups. Top each with 1 almond.
  5. Bake 12 minutes or until puffed and golden brown.  Cool.
  6. Dust with powdered sugar. 




  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Category: cookies
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: French

Keywords: cookie cups, dessert, almond flour, frangipane, tea cakes, dessert