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Scorched Almond Surprises

15 mins
25 mins
Makes 34
Scorched Almond Surprises
Scorched Almond Surprises

Scorched Almond Surprises
Scorched Almond Surprises


  • 225 g butter, softened
  • 110 g sugar
  • 100 g HIGHLANDER® Condensed milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla bean essence
  • 300 g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 34 NESTLE® Scorched Almonds
  1. 1 Pre-heat the oven to 170 degs – fan bake and line two trays with baking paper.
  2. 2 Using an electric beater combine the soft butter and sugar and beat until pale and creamy.
  3. 3 Add the HIGHLANDER® Condensed Milk and vanilla and mix in well.
  4. 4Stir in the combined flour and baking powder to make a soft dough.
  5. 5 Allow to rest for 5 minutes then take large teaspoonful (about 22g) of mixture in your hand and flatten slightly, add a whole scorched almond in the center and wrap the dough around to encase the almond.
  6. 6 Roll into a ball and arrange on the lined trays.
  7. 7Chill the tray of cookies for 5 minutes then bake for 20-25 minutes or until pale golden all over. Allow to cool before serving.

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