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Chinese Almond Cookies

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Ingredients
  Gold medal flour 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Shortening 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Part Butter Or Margarine)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Almond extract 2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Whole blanched almonds 3 Tablespoon
Directions

Heat oven to 375° (quick mod.).
Measure flour by dipping method or by sifting.
Blend flour, sugar, and baking powder.
Add shortening, egg, and flavorings; mix thoroughly with hands until dough is smooth and well blended.
Roll dough 1/4" thick on lightly floured board; cut with 2" round cooky cutter.
Put one almond in center of each cooky; place 1 1/2" apart on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake about 12 min., or until cookies are lightly browned

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Chinese
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Almond

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