Almond Topped Cookies Recipe


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 Shortening1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Sugar2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Egg yolks1 (Extra Required)
 Almond extract1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Cake flour4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Egg whites4
 Sugar8 Tablespoon
 Cinnamon2 Teaspoon
 Almonds2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs), shredded fine

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 7752 Calories from Fat 3299

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 374 g575.6%

Saturated Fat 83.4 g417%

Trans Fat 40.5 g

Cholesterol 396.6 mg

Sodium 768.6 mg32%

Total Carbohydrates 1025 g341.8%

Dietary Fiber 78.9 g315.5%

Sugars 524.9 g

Protein 125 g249%

Vitamin A 9.8% Vitamin C 0.63%

Calcium 82.7% Iron 33.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cream shortening and sugar.
Add egg and extra yolk, almond extract, salt and flour.
Chill until firm.
Roll out on a pastry cloth 1/8 inch thick.
Cut into 2 inch circles and in the center of each cookie place a teaspoon of topping made by beating egg whites until stiff and adding sugar and cinnarnon.
Sprinkle topping with almonds.
Bake at 400°F. 12 minutes.
Makes 108 cookies.