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Sweeties Cookies

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Ingredients
  Sifted cake flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Liquid honey 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg 1 , unbeaten
  Ground blanched almonds 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated lemon peel 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cut up mixed candied peel 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (Lemon And Orange Peels)
Directions

Make 2 to 4 weeks ahead:
1. Sift flour with salt and nutmeg.
2. In medium bowl, combine sugar, honey, and egg. Stir in almonds, grated lemon peel, and lemon and orange peels. Gradually add flour mixture, stirring until well blended. Wrap dough in wax paper or saran; refrigerate at least 1 hour, or until easy to handle.
3. Start heating oven to 350°F.
4. On lightly-floured surface, roll out dough to Ms-inch thickness. Cut into 2-inch rounds and/or 3-by-1 1/2-inch rectangles. Place on greased cookie sheets.
5. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until done.
6. Cool on wire racks. Store in tightly-covered container for two to four weeks before serving. They keep well. Makes about 5 dozen.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Almond

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