Almond Shortbread Cookies
|Unsifted flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
|Cream of tartar||1 Teaspoon|
|Margarine/Butter||1 Cup (16 tbs), softened|
|Confectioners sugar||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Condensed mince meat||9 Ounce, crumbled (1 Package)|
|Almond extract||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Almond frosting||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sliced almonds||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Additional Required)|
Preheat oven to 375°.
Stir together flour, baking soda and cream of tartar; set aside.
In large mixer bowl, beat margarine and sugar until fluffy.
Add egg; mix well.
Stir in mincemeat, 1/2 cup almonds and extract.
Add flour mixture; mix well (dough will be stiff).
Roll into 1 1/4-inch balls.
Place on un-greased baking sheets; flatten slightly.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
Frost with Almond Frosting and garnish with additional almonds if desired.