Rating: 3.5 stars
22 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 10
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 4

Crisp, delicate almond cookies. A Christmas Favorite!

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
36
Yield:
6 dozen
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Ingredients

36
Original recipe yields 36 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Mix together shortening, butter and almonds. Sift in flour and salt. Add vanilla.

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  • Chill dough until firm.

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (170 degrees C).

  • Roll dough with hands into 3 inch lengths, pencil thick. Form into crescents on ungreased baking sheet. Bake until just slightly brown -- about 16 minutes. Cool on pan

  • While still slightly warm, carefully dip in a mixture of confectioner's sugar and cinnamon. These are extremely fragile cookies -- handle with care!

Nutrition Facts

98 calories; protein 1.2g; carbohydrates 8.3g; fat 6.8g; cholesterol 6.8mg; sodium 35.2mg. Full Nutrition
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