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    Basic Icebox Cookies

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    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    25 mins

    10 mins

    Nurse_Corie's Note:

    This versatile dough sets the foundation for exciting new flavors. Dough needs to chill!!

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    Serves: 1



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    1. 1
      Combine shortening and butter, beat for 30 seconds. Add sugar, baking powder, salt until combined. Scrape side of bowl. Beat in egg, vanilla, and almond extract. Beat in flour and almonds.
    2. 2
      Divide dough in half; shaped into 10 inch long logs. If desired roll logs in additional chopped nuts. Wrap each log in plastic wrap. Chill 4 hours or until dough is firm enough to slice.
    3. 3
      Preheat oven to 375. Cut logs into 1/4 inch thick slices. Place slices 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in preheated oven for 10-12 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Transfer to wire racks; let cool.
    4. 4
      To Store: layer cookies between waxed paper in an airttight container; cover. Store at room temperaturea for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 13, 2007


      Another cookie recipe to add to my list very good easy to make

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    Nutritional Facts for Basic Icebox Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (828 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 4019.4
    Calories from Fat 2147
    Total Fat 238.6 g
    Saturated Fat 88.6 g
    Cholesterol 455.5 mg
    Sodium 1908.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 430.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 15.7 g
    Sugars 205.0 g
    Protein 51.5 g

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