Blueberry Cookies

Total Time
4hrs 15mins
4 hrs
15 mins

Originally from "1001 Cookie Recipes"

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  1. Combine flour, baking powder and salt.
  2. In a large bowl, cream the shortening and sugar.
  3. Beat in the egg.
  4. Beat in the milk, almond extract and lemon rind.
  5. Gradually blend in the dry ingredients.
  6. Fold in the blueberries.
  7. Cover and chill for at least 4 hours.Preheat oven to 375°.
  8. Drop dough by spoonfuls about 1-inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  9. Bake for 12-15 minutes, until pale golden.
  10. Transfer to wire racks to cool.
  11. NOTES: Canned or frozen blueberries can be used, but fresh gives the best results.