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Almond Cookies Recipe

Makes 48 cookies


  • 3 cups sifted flour
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 4 tbsp corn syrup, or molasses, honey
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3 tbsp almond extract
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup blanched almonds


1. Cream the shortening and sugar together and add the beaten egg.
2. Slowly add the flour, baking soda, almond extract, and syrup to the mixture and mix until smooth.
3. Take a small piece of the dough and roll into a ball.
4. Continue until all the dough has been used.
5. Flatten each ball into a thick cookie and place an almond on the top of each, pressing it in a little.
6. Bake on a greased cookie sheet in a 375 F oven for about 20 minutes.


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Main Ingredient:Nut / Almond
Preparation Method:Baking

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