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"This was my grandfather's favorite, and has become a family tradition. Enjoy."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 81
Original recipe yields 72 servings (6 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the shortening, butter and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Stir in the vanilla and almond extracts. Combine the flour and salt; stir into the creamed mixture. Roll into walnut sized balls and place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven, until bottoms begin to brown.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 81 calories; 5.5 7.1 0.7 7 29 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

These are excellent! I added grated lemon zest (1/2 lemon). It gave it a tinge of lemon hint, yum! I will try grated orange zest next time. These cookies do not spread out and come out like you ...

Most helpful critical review

made as recipe written. not overly impressed. doubt I will make again.

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These are excellent! I added grated lemon zest (1/2 lemon). It gave it a tinge of lemon hint, yum! I will try grated orange zest next time. These cookies do not spread out and come out like you ...

These are delicious! I also tried this recipe with 1 C dried cranberries and 1 C chopped pecans, and liked those as well!

I have an electric oven so it took the full 25 minutes. I added 1 cup of slivered almonds. The cookie had a great shortbread flavor. Thanks!

These are delicious, easy treats! Baked for 20 minutes and they were perfect. Be careful not to over bake as they will harden upon cooling. I only got 61 cookies out of the recipe. These taste ...

Great for Christmas cookies. Toss in powdered sugar.

these cookies are the best! i had them with evening coffee and afternoon tea with guests. they will be an added delight to my assorted christmas gift tins. i will anxiously await other fine r...

Good flavor, texture. Thought it was great! Thanks!

These are great I make them all the time now I added chocolate chips and cream cheese in the middle

made as recipe written. not overly impressed. doubt I will make again.