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Almond Frosts

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Almond Frosts are rich cookies and made with almonds, sugar, vanilla and some shortening. These cookies can be enjoyed any time and also during festivals like Thanksgiving and Christmas. Try this recipe of almond frosts and enjoy them.
Ingredients
  Eggs 2
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Unbalanced almonds 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), finely-chopped
  Almonds 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), melted
  Confectioner' s sugar 7 Tablespoon
  Confectioners sugar 7 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Warm water 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1)In a bowl, beat eggs until thick and lemon-colored.
2)Add sugar, 2 tablespoons at a time, beating well after each addition.
3)Add lemon juice, vanilla and almonds.
4)In a bowl, sift together flour and salt and add to egg mixture.
5)Mix well and add shortening.
6)Take a lightly-greased baking sheet and drop spoonsful on it, about 3 inches apart.
7)Bake at 375 degrees for about 12 minutes.
8)Remove from baking sheet while warm.
9)Take a bowl and combine confectioners' sugar, vanilla and water.
10)Stir until smooth and brush tops of cooled cookies with sugar mixture.

SERVING
11)Serve the almond frosts when desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Ingredient: 
Almond
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
12 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
20

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