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Almond Shortbread Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Almond Shortbread Cookies, by , is from A Legacy Unforgotten -Womack/Davis Family Heirloom Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Iris Womack
Added: Monday, January 2, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pkg dry pie crust mix
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
1/2 cup chopped blanched almonds
1 tsp almond extract

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350º. Prepare pastry for two crust pie as directed on package. Before adding water to pie crust mix, add in sugar, nuts and almond extract.

Roll dough 1/2 inch thick on lightly floured board. Cut into 1 1/4 inch diamonds. Place 1/2 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake about 15 minutes or until set. Immediately remove from baking sheet.

 

 

 

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