Almond Cookies

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Title: Almond Cookies
Yield: 60 Cookies
Categories: Grains, Chinese, Desserts


1 c Lard
1 c Sugar
2 Eggs
2 c Flour
1/2 ts Baking soda
5 dr Yellow food coloring
1 ts Almond extract
60 Whole blanced almonds

Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly grease two baking sheets. In mixing bowl,
beat the lard with the sugar unitl fluffy. Beat in 1 of the eggs. Add the
flour and baking soda, stirring just until blended. Add the food coloring
and extract, stirring until blended. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and
chill for 1/2 hour. Preheat oven to 375 F. On work surface, form dough into
one 1 or 2 rolls 1 IN. in diameter. Slice into 60 1/2-IN. rounds and
arrange on baking sheets. Slightly beat the remaining egg and brush over
the rounds. Press 1 almond in the center of each round. Bake in preheated
oven for 15 minute until golden.

Sweets are not often a part of a Chinese dinner, but Americans like to eat
dessert with Chinese food.

Temperature(s): ROOM Effort: AVERAGE Time: 00:30 Source: LEEANN CHIN

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