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Almond Tea Cookies

Rated as 4.8 out of 5 Stars

"These tender almond flavored cookies are ready in no time, and melt-in-your mouth delicious."
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27 m servings 106 cals
Original recipe yields 36 servings (3 dozen cookies)


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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Beat shortening, milk and almond extract at medium speed until well blended. Beat in granulated sugar.
  2. Combine flour, almonds and salt in medium bowl. Mix into shortening mixture. Shape dough into balls using one level measuring tablespoon for each. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet.
  3. Bake 10 to 12 minutes (cookies will not brown). Remove to cooling rack. Roll slightly warm cookies in powdered sugar. Let cool completely. Roll cooled cookies again in powdered sugar.


  • *1 cup Crisco® Butter Shortening equals 1 stick Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening Sticks

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 106 calories; 6.4 g fat; 10.9 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; < 1 mg cholesterol; 17 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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These are my favorite cookies that my grandmother used to make, but she called them Almond Crescents. I roll the dough and shape them into crescent moons. They make fantastic holiday cookies!

These cookies are very easy to make. I added extra almond extract because I love the flavor. It helped to chill the dough once I rolled them into balls so they stayed together better when removi...

This is such an amazingly flavorful, yet simple little cookie, and the proportions were perfect. The almond extract was tasty, yet not too overpowering. The saltiness stood out as well, which I...

I don't like nuts in my baked goods, but love the flavor, so I omitted the slivered almonds and added more almond extract. Still delicious, only it made about 1/2 the amount of cookies!