Finnish cookie sticks


A beautiful treat, because these crunchy, almond flavored cookies, from Finish cuisine, look as good as they taste.


1 c butter (softened)
1⁄2 c sugar (plus 3-4 tablespoons for coating)
4 egg (1 for dough, 3, beaten, for coating)
1 pn salt
3 c flour (all purpose, sifted)
1 1⁄2 c almond (finely chopped)


  1. Cream butter and 1/2 cup sugar until smooth then stir in one egg, almond extract, and salt.
  2. Add flour and work mixture with hands until it is a smooth dough is formed. Roll dough into long rolls about 1/2 inch thick.
  3. Heat oven to 350° F (175° C)
  4. While oven is heating, cut dough into 2 inch pieces. Dip each one in beaten egg, then in sugar, and then in almonds. Place in a greased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake cookie sticks for 8 to 10 minutes or until cookies are very light brown.


Have two cookie sheets and bake in batches. While one batch is in the oven, prepare the next one.



60 Cookie sticks
Preparation time
Cooking time
Total time
45 minutes