Chinese Almond Cookies

Recipe by Rita1652
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 72
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Sift flour with sugar, soda salt and cinnamon into a large bowl or food processor by pulsing 3-4 times. Mix in shortening and knead thoroughly (8 to 10 minutes by hand 60 second to 1 minute with food processor).
  • Combine egg and almond extract; stir into flour mixture. Mix well.
  • Shape into balls using 1 tablespoon of dough.
  • Place on ungreased baking sheets and make a depression in the top with the thumb. Press a blanched whole or sliced almond into the center of each cookie.
  • Bake for 15 to 18 minutes.
  • Makes six dozen.
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