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Almond Refrigerator Cookies

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Crunchy and delicious! My favorite tea time snack...Almond Refrigerator Cookies! These delicious cookies have done the rounds in the family since what seems like forever!! Make sure you have a nice fresh lot of almonds to make this.
Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), firmly packed
  Egg 1
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sifted flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Toasted almonds 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), finely chopped
Directions

MAKING
1) In a bowl, combine shortening and sugars and cream till light and fluffy.
2) Add in and beat the egg and vanilla.
3) Combine and sift the flour, salt, soda, and cinnamon.
4) Blend into the creamed mix.
5) Add in the almonds and mix well.
6) Shape into two long rolls of 1 1/2 inches in diameter.
7) Wrap in a waxed paper and refrigerate for several hours.
8) Cut into 1/8 inch thick slices.
9) Arrange on an ungreased baking sheet.
10) Place in the oven at 350° F and bake for 10 to 12 minutes.

SERVING
11) Serve as a tea time snack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Feel: 
Crunchy
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Almond
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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