Easy Chinese Almond Cookies
|Gold medal flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Half Butter Or Margarine)|
|Sugar||6 Tablespoon (1/4 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons)|
|Almond extract/Vanilla extract||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Blanched almonds||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Measure flour by dipping method or by sifting.
Place flour in bowl.
Cut in shortening.
Work salt, sugar, and flavoring in with hands.
Shape in long roll 1" in diameter; wrap in waxed paper.
Chill about 1 hr.
Heat oven to 400°
Cut dough in 1/4" slices.