Almond Tea Cookies
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Almond Tea Cookies

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Makes: 3 dozen cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup 250 mL Crisco® Golden All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 tbsp 30 mL milk
  • 1 tsp 5 mL almond extract
  • 1/2 cup 125 mL sugar
  • 1 2/3 cups 425 mL Robin Hood® Original All Purpose Flour
  • 2/3 cup 150 mL slivered almonds, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp 1 mL salt
  • 1 cup 250 mL icing sugar

Preparation

  1. Heat oven to 350ºF (175ºC).
  2. Beat shortening, milk and almond extract at medium speed until well blended. Beat in sugar.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, combine flour, almonds and salt. Mix into shortening mixture. Shape dough into balls using one level measuring tablespoon for each. Place 2" (5 cm) apart on ungreased baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes. (Cookies will not brown.) Remove to cooling rack. Roll slightly warm cookies in icing sugar. Let cool completely. Roll cooled cookies again in icing sugar.
  5. Store in an air-tight container.