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Rating: 4.2/5 (47 votes cast)

Meal Type: Dessert
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Cook Method: Oven
Difficulty: Medium
Cuisine: American
     Serving Size: 32 - Change
Nutritional Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 32

Amount Per Serving
Calories 126
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 2g
Unsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 123mg
Total Carbohydrate 14g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 6g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A  0%Vitamin C  0%
Calcium  1%Iron  4%
Potassium  1%Vitamin E  4%
** Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutritional Data from USDA SR21 Database. Nutritional information is estimated and may vary.

Almond Cookies

Collection: Easter Recipes
Date Added: April 13, 2016
A simple, delicious, and easy cookie recipe. I must try for any nut and cookie lover.


1/2 cup Lard
1/4 cup Shortening
2/3 cup Sugar granulated
1/4 cup Light Brown Sugar packed, sifted thru coarse serive
2 Eggs
1 tablespoon Almond Extract
2 1/2 cups All-Purpose Flour
3/4 teaspoon Baking Soda
1 teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons Water
1 Cup Whole Almond
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1. In med. size bowl, cream together lard, vegetable shortening, and sugars until very light and creamy. Beat in one of the eggs and the almond extract.

2. Sift together flour, baking soda, and salt.

3.Beating at low speed if using mixer, add the four mixture to the creamed mixture, abt. 1/3 at a time. Press dough together with your hands to form 2 balls, which will be very crumbly.

4. Place each ball on wax paper and roll into cylinder about. 8" long. Chill several hrs. or better yet: overnight.

5. Preheat oven to 275 F. Beat remaining egg with the 2 tb. water.

6. With sharp, serrated knife cut each cylinder into 16 equal slices. Place on large ungreased baking sheet. Brush cookies with egg wash and press an almond into center of each.

7. Bake cookies in center of over for 25 min., then raise heat to 325 F. and bake 10 to 15 min. more, or until golden brown.

8. Transfer cookies to rack and let cool completely. Store airtight for several weeks.

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Dietary Notes:
This recipe is very low-sodium with 123.06mg per serving and low-cholesterol with 19.69mg per serving

Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Wheat, Egg, Tree Nuts, Gluten, Almonds, Natural Sweeteners allergies.
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