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Sesame Almond Cookies

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Ingredients
  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
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie

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