Sweet Almond Cookies

Course : Cookies
Serves: 24
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1 cup vegetable shortening
1 cup sugar
1 large egg
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
3 tablespoons almond extract
1/4 cup light corn syrup
1 cup blanched almonds

Preparation / Directions:

cream shortening and sugar together, until fluffy beat in egg gradually mix in flour, baking soda, corn syrup, and almond extract-mix well roll into 1-inch balls press to flatten transfer to a parchment-lined cookie sheet press 1 almond into the center of each bake @ 375 degrees for 15-18 minutes, until barely golden remove to cool on a wire rack serve at room temperature


Nutritional Information:

216 Calories (kcal); 12g Total Fat; (50% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 24g Carbohydrate; 8mg Cholesterol; 60mg Sodium

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