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    Almond Cookies

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    Bayhill's Note:

    Posted for the Zaar World Tour-China. From the "Chinese Cookery" cookbook. I have not made this recipe yet, but have eaten cookies just like these at restaurants in San Francisco's Chinatown.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cookies

    Units: US | Metric

    • 1 cup shortening
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 1 egg, beaten
    • 1/2 cup blanched almond, finely ground
    • 1 teaspoon almond extract
    • 2 1/2 cups flour
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 36 blanched almond halves
    • 1 egg yolk
    • 1 tablespoon water

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Grease baking sheets; set aside.
    2. 2
      Mix shortening and sugar in a large bowl until smooth. Add egg, ground almonds and almond extract; mix well.
    3. 3
      In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Gradually add to egg mixture, mixing well. Dough will be stiff.
    4. 4
      Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Shape dough into 36 small balls. Place balls 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheets. Press an almond half on each ball and flatten with the palm of your hand to a 2-inch cookie.
    5. 5
      Mix egg yolk and water in a small cup to make a glaze. Brush each cookie with glaze and bake about 20 minutes until golden.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 18, 2011

      55

      These are terrific! They are much more interesting that your average sugar cookie, and quite easy to put together. I didn't put the almonds on top the cookies because I didn't have any, but nobody missed them. Thank you.

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    • on December 20, 2010

      Great cookies! !! Made recipe as posted with no changes, the kids helped out today, and along with some milk, they made for a great afternoon snack today. :) Made for your Football Pool win !!

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    • on February 13, 2010

      55

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    Nutritional Facts for Almond Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (905 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 122.5
     
    Calories from Fat 66
    54%
    Total Fat 7.3 g
    11%
    Saturated Fat 1.6 g
    8%
    Cholesterol 9.7 mg
    3%
    Sodium 50.2 mg
    2%
    Total Carbohydrate 12.7 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    2%
    Sugars 5.7 g
    22%
    Protein 1.7 g
    3%

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