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Ingredients
  Shortening 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg yolks 4
  Egg whites 2
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cake flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
For glaze
  Egg white 1 , beaten
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 4 Tablespoon
  Blanched almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Cream shortening, sugar and eggs together until smooth.
Add almond extract and the flour.
The dough should be smooth and not stick to the fingers.
Make a ball about the size of a hickory nut and roll out to the thickness of a lead pencil.
Shape in the form of an cookie sheet.
Let stand overnight.
To glaze:
Beat egg white slightly with water, brush over tops of cookies with pastry brush, dip in cinnamon and sugar mixture and sprinkle with finely chopped almonds.
Bake at 400°F. 8 minutes.
If coloring is desired, roll in gaily colored sugars.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Party

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