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Almond Cookies

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You are sure gonna love this rich Almond cookies made with pure almond extract. These almond cookies are so lovely that they can be gifted too!
  Flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Split blanched almonds 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ground almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Pure almond extract/Amaretto 2 Tablespoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon

In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt.
Blend well the shortening and sugar in a processor.
Add almond extract, when shortening and sugar is light and fluffy.
Stir in eggs, one at a time and beat thoroughly.
Stir in the flour mixture slowly and ground almonds.
Cover bowl and let it cool for 4 hours or refrigerate it overnight.

Preheat oven to 350°F.
Make the dough into 4 parts and form each part in to a cylindrical shape of 1 inch diameter each.
Cut each log into 1 inch sections. Roll each section into 1 inch balls, pressing an almond half into the center of each.
Bake for 10-12 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
12 Minutes
Ready In: 
32 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5479 Calories from Fat 3042

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 350 g539.1%

Saturated Fat 65.7 g328.4%

Trans Fat 27 g

Cholesterol 634.4 mg211.5%

Sodium 1947 mg81.1%

Total Carbohydrates 491 g163.8%

Dietary Fiber 34.2 g136.8%

Sugars 216.9 g

Protein 107 g213.2%

Vitamin A 14.9% Vitamin C

Calcium 64.9% Iron 146.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Almond Cookies Recipe