Rating: 4.5 stars
168 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 127
  • 4 star values: 24
  • 3 star values: 8
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 5

It's been said that the lard is what produces the traditional taste. However, if desired, butter or margarine may be substituted for very satisfactory results.

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Ingredients

48
Original recipe yields 48 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

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  • Sift flour, sugar, baking soda and salt together into a bowl. Cut in the lard until mixture resembles cornmeal. Add egg and almond extract. Mix well.

  • Roll dough into 1-inch balls. Set them 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Place an almond on top of each cookie and press down to flatten slightly.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until the edges of the cookies are golden brown, 15 to 18 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

89 calories; protein 1.1g; carbohydrates 9.9g; fat 5.1g; cholesterol 7.9mg; sodium 38.9mg. Full Nutrition
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