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Almond Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lui-Kwan Ohana
Added: Saturday, November 11, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 cups flour
1 tsp.baking soda
1/2 large egg
1 cup sugar
1 1/3 cups shortening
blanched almonds or red coloring

Directions:
Directions:
Sift together flour, soda, and salt.
Beat egg with fork until lemon-colored and add almond extract.
Cream sugar and shortening well, add egg, and mix thoroughly.
Add sifted dry ingredients gradually.
Roll into balls about 1 inch in diameter.
Place an inch apart on greased cookie sheet.
Press thumb gently in center top of each ball. Fill depression with half a blanched almond, or touch it with the end of a chopstick dipped in red food coloring.
Bake 20 minutes at 350.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Red signifies joy and good fortune

 

 

 

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