S Cookies Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Shortening2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Egg yolks4
 Egg whites2
 Almond extract1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cake flour4 Cup (64 tbs)
For glaze
 Egg white1 , beaten
 Water1 Tablespoon
 Cinnamon1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Sugar4 Tablespoon
 Blanched almonds1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5150 Calories from Fat 1763

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 200 g307.3%

Saturated Fat 42.7 g213.5%

Trans Fat 18 g

Cholesterol 740.3 mg246.8%

Sodium 199.4 mg8.3%

Total Carbohydrates 754 g251.4%

Dietary Fiber 70.8 g283.2%

Sugars 264.6 g

Protein 118 g235.1%

Vitamin A 17.6% Vitamin C 0.16%

Calcium 68.2% Iron 26.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Cream shortening, sugar and eggs together until smooth.
Add almond extract and the flour.
The dough should be smooth and not stick to the fingers.
Make a ball about the size of a hickory nut and roll out to the thickness of a lead pencil.
Shape in the form of an cookie sheet.
Let stand overnight.
To glaze:
Beat egg white slightly with water, brush over tops of cookies with pastry brush, dip in cinnamon and sugar mixture and sprinkle with finely chopped almonds.
Bake at 400°F. 8 minutes.
If coloring is desired, roll in gaily colored sugars.
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