Chinese Almond Cookies

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 30
YIELD: 60 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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

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