Almond Tea Cakes
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Shortening||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Egg||1 , beaten|
|Almond extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Almonds||2 Teaspoon, split (unblanched)|
Combine dry ingredients.
Cut in shortening with pastry blender.
Add egg and flavoring and blend well with fingers.
Shape into 1-inch balls and place on greased cookie sheets.
Make an indentation with thumb in each ball.
Put an almond half in center.
Bake at 350 ° for about 20 minutes.