-Cream shortening, butter, sugar and eggs
-Add vanilla and almond extract and beat
-In a separate bowl, mix flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt
-Combine ingredients in mixing bowl
-Freeze cookie dough for at least 2 hours.
-When dough is hard, preheat oven to 350º
-Cut in about 6-8 drop red food dye until dough looks marbled
-Roll 1" balls and place on greased non-stick cookie sheet
-Bake about 8 minutes. DO NOT LET COOKIES BROWN ON TOP.
-Cool on cooling rack
-While cooling, mix powdered sugar, very little milk, 2-3 drops red food dye, and almond extract to make cookie glaze
-Only once cookies are completely cool, place cooling rack of cookies over wax paper on the counter and ice conservatively
-When glaze is dry all the way through, you may stack them on a plate.
-Makes about 60 medium cookies.