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Almond Cookies

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Shortening 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  All purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
  Almond extract 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

In mixer bowl cream together sugar and shortening till light and fluffy.
Stir together flour, baking soda, and salt.
Combine eggs, milk, almond extract, and vanilla.
Add to creamed mixture alternately with flour mixture, beating well after each addition.
Cover and chill dough 1 to 2 hours or overnight.
Roll dough on lightly floured surface to 1/4 inch thickness.
Cut with floured cookie cutters into desired shapes.
Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake at 375° for 10 to 15 minutes.
Cool on wire rack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Everyday

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3494 Calories from Fat 1332

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 151 g231.7%

Saturated Fat 38.3 g191.4%

Trans Fat 18 g

Cholesterol 426 mg142%

Sodium 3470.3 mg144.6%

Total Carbohydrates 492 g163.9%

Dietary Fiber 8.4 g33.8%

Sugars 253.8 g

Protein 46 g91.7%

Vitamin A 10.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 13.9% Iron 91.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Almond Cookies Recipe