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Cherry Refrigerator Cookies

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Fine white sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , well beaten
  Lemon 1⁄2 , juiced and rind grated
  Almond extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sifted all purpose flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped candied cherries 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Chopped candied pineapple 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Chopped almonds/Filberts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Cream shortening and sugar together.
Add eggs, lemon juice, rind and almond extract.
Stir in sifted dry ingredients, then fruit and nuts.
Mix well.
Chill dough.
Form into 1 1/2-inch rolls.
Wrap in wax paper; chill again.
Slice 1/4 inch thick and place on greased cooky sheets.
Bake at 400F for 10 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cherry

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