Persian Cookies (Nane Shirini)

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READY IN: 30mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 235.
  • In a large bowl, sift or mix with a fork, 2 cups of flour and 1 teaspoon of baking powder.
  • In a separate bowl, cream thoroughly 1 cup of shortening and 1 cup of granulated sugar.
  • Blend in 2 egg yolks, vanilla extract, almond extract, and lemon extract. Mix well.
  • Gradually add the dry ingredients and mix until dough is well blended.
  • Roll dough into round balls with hands, using about 1 level teaspoon of dough for each ball.
  • Place on an ungreased baking sheet and flatten slightly with a spoon.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
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