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  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lard 1⁄2 Pound
  Granulated sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Almond extract 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black seeds/White sesame seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Blanched almonds 1 Tablespoon

Preparation Sift flour with baking powder and baking soda and set aside.
In a large bowl, beat lard with granulated sugar and brown sugar until fluffy.
Add egg, almond extract, and vanilla extract and beat until well blended.
Add flour to creamed mixture and blend thoroughly to form a soft dough.
Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to 2 days.
To shape each cookie, roll about 1 teaspoon of dough into a ball.
Roll in sesame seeds to coat evenly.
Place balls 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Gently press an almond in center of each round.
Cooking Preheat oven to 350°F.
Bake in preheated oven for 8 minutes or until lightly browned.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4107 Calories from Fat 2196

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 244 g375.9%

Saturated Fat 91.8 g458.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 426.9 mg142.3%

Sodium 1091.9 mg45.5%

Total Carbohydrates 441 g147%

Dietary Fiber 8.9 g35.6%

Sugars 245.4 g

Protein 36 g72.9%

Vitamin A 4.9% Vitamin C

Calcium 51.7% Iron 83.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Sesame Almond Cookies Recipe