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Easy Chinese Almond Cookies

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Ingredients
  Almond extract 1 Teaspoon
  Shortening 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Whole blanched almonds 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
Cream almond extract and shortening in mixer bowl until smooth.
Add flour gradually, mixing well after each addition.
Add sugar and salt; mix well.
Knead until paste is formed.
Shape dough into thick roll; cut into 1/2-inch slices.
Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
Press almond into center of each cookie.
Bake for 30 minutes.
Remove to wire rack to cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Almond
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1799 Calories from Fat 1035

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 116 g179.2%

Saturated Fat 26.7 g133.3%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 733.4 mg30.6%

Total Carbohydrates 176 g58.5%

Dietary Fiber 5.9 g23.7%

Sugars 76.3 g

Protein 19 g37.7%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 8.9% Iron 37.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

1 Comment

Anonymous's picture
These were absolutely horrible! It tasted like pie crust! They were also extremely greasy. I threw them in the trash. There is a wonderful recipe at about.com which calls for an egg, baking soda and baking powder and a lot less salt.
Easy Chinese Almond Cookies Recipe