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    Swedish Heirloom Cookies

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    22 mins

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    1. 1
      Cream shortening and butter at medium speed of electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add 1 cup confectioners sugar and salt; mix well.
    2. 2
      Stir in flour. Add water, vanilla extract and almonds, stirring well.
    3. 3
      Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and flatten. Bake at 325 degrees F for 12 to 15 minutes or until done.
    4. 4
      Dredge warm cookies in confectioners' sugar.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 28, 2010


      Taste like an almond shortbread cookie to me! Very easy to make and I especially like that they are bit sized so I can eat more. Made for ZWT6 by an Unruly Under the Influence for Zingo! ZWT 6

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    • on June 28, 2010


      These are very good cookies. I love that this recipe is so simple and quick to prepare with no refrigeration or rolling out of dough required. I was a bit leery of using a whole tablespoon of vanilla extract but the result was delicious. Made for ZWT6 ZINGO

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    • on June 27, 2010


      Scrumptious! Reminded me of Mexican Wedding Cookies. So good! Thnx for sharing your recipe, Studentchef. Made for the Voracious Vagabonds of ZWT 6.

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    Nutritional Facts for Swedish Heirloom Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (736 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 954.8
    Calories from Fat 578
    Total Fat 64.2 g
    Saturated Fat 22.2 g
    Cholesterol 61.0 mg
    Sodium 456.3 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 83.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 5.1 g
    Sugars 31.3 g
    Protein 13.0 g

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