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Almond Cookies

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Cook Time: 12 Min

Yield: 4 Servings

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Ingredients

  • 1 C. Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 C. sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 tsps. Spice Islands® Pure Almond Extract
  • 2 1/4 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsps. Clabber Girl® Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 48 whole almonds

Directions

  1. BEAT shortening and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. Beat in egg and almond extract until well blended.
  2. COMBINE flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Gradually add to shortening mixture, beating until well blended. Shape dough into a ball. Wrap in plastic wrap; chill 2 hours.
  3. HEAT oven to 350ºF. Roll tablespoonfuls of dough into 1-inch balls. Place on ungreased baking sheets, about 2 inches apart; flatten slightly with fingertips. Gently press an almond into center of each.
  4. BAKE 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies are just set but not brown. Cool 5 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool completely.

Almond Cookies

almond-cookies

Cook Time: 12 Min

Yield: 4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 C. Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 C. sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 tsps. Spice Islands® Pure Almond Extract
  • 2 1/4 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsps. Clabber Girl® Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 48 whole almonds

Directions

  1. BEAT shortening and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. Beat in egg and almond extract until well blended.
  2. COMBINE flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Gradually add to shortening mixture, beating until well blended. Shape dough into a ball. Wrap in plastic wrap; chill 2 hours.
  3. HEAT oven to 350ºF. Roll tablespoonfuls of dough into 1-inch balls. Place on ungreased baking sheets, about 2 inches apart; flatten slightly with fingertips. Gently press an almond into center of each.
  4. BAKE 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies are just set but not brown. Cool 5 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool completely.

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