Almond Squares

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Maryland Jim

I made these cookies this year and everyone loved them.

Top Review by CandyTX

These could be a little sweeter for our tastes, but had a wonderful bready texture and the almonds are delish! Wonderful. Made for ZWT4

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease a 9 inch square baking pan.
  2. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, cream the vegetable shortening and sugar. Beat in the egg, milk, and almond extract. Gradually blend in the dry ingredients. Fold in the almonds.
  4. Spread the mixture evenly in prepared pan.
  5. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until the top is lightly colored. Cool in the pan on a rack before cutting into bars.

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