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Almond Fortune Cookies

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Ingredients
  Shortening 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs) (part butter)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated orange peel 1 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Cream shortening and sugars.
Add orange peel, vanilla extract and egg and beat well.
Combine flour, salt and baking powder.
Add to creamed mixture and blend.
Stir in almonds.
Fold paper slips with fortunes into small squares and place on bottom of balls of cookie dough.
Place balls on lightly greased cookie sheets and flatten with bottom of glass dipped in sugar.
Bake at 400 ° for 6 to 8 minutes, or until lightly browned.
Remove to wire racks to cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Almond

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