|Hydrogenated shortening||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Almond extract||2 Teaspoon|
|Sifted all purpose flour||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Blanched whole almonds||3 Dozen|
Preheat the oven to 350Â°F.
Cream together the shortening, sugar, egg, and almond extract.
Stir in the flour 1 cup at a time.
The dough will be very stiff.
Form dough into round balls the size of small wal nuts.
Place on a greased baking sheet and flatten to form thick rounds.
Press an al mond into the center of each cookie.
Bake for 10 minutes.
Remove, and cool on a wire rack.
Store in an airtight container.