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Almond Topped Cookies

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Egg yolks 1 (Extra Required)
  Almond extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cake flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Egg whites 4
  Sugar 8 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
  Almonds 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs), shredded fine
Directions

Cream shortening and sugar.
Add egg and extra yolk, almond extract, salt and flour.
Chill until firm.
Roll out on a pastry cloth 1/8 inch thick.
Cut into 2 inch circles and in the center of each cookie place a teaspoon of topping made by beating egg whites until stiff and adding sugar and cinnarnon.
Sprinkle topping with almonds.
Bake at 400°F. 12 minutes.
Makes 108 cookies.

Recipe Summary

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

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