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Ice-Box Cookies

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Ingredients
  Shortening/Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Light brown sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Almond flavoring 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄3 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Blanched almonds 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Cream shortening, add sugar, add beaten eggs and flavorings.
Sift flour, salt, baking powder and add to mixture.
Add nuts and mix thoroughly.
Make into two long rolls about 2 1/2 to 3 inches across.
Roll in waxed paper and store in refrigerator at least overnight.
Slice thin and bake on greased cooky sheets at 400F for about eight minutes.
I add for variety 6 cherries cut fine and half a cup of dessicated coconut.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Party

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