Chinese Almond Cookies

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Total Time
1hr
Prep
45 mins
Cook
15 mins

almost as good as chinatowns!

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 1 14 cups lard
  • 3 cups flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 14 cups white sugar
  • 13 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 13 cup almonds, toasted and crushed
  • almonds, to decorate

Directions

  1. Preheat overn to 350 deg. Mix flour and lard.
  2. Beat eggs in separate bow.
  3. Add sugar to eggs and mix well.
  4. Add almonds to flour mixture.
  5. Add egg mixture to dry ingred.
  6. Mix well. Should be a pastry-like dough. Roll in a long strip.
  7. Cut in strips, then roll in palm of hand. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  8. Put almond pieces in centre of cookie and press.
  9. Beat an egg and brush on top.
  10. Cook 12-18 minute Makes 5 dozen.