Almond Cookies

3 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 egg
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 cup sugar
1 1/3 cups shortening
red food coloring, optional

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Sift flour, soda, salt. Beat eggs with fork. Add extract. Cream sugar with shortening; add egg; mix thoroughly. 5. Add dry ingredients gradually.

Roll into balls 1″ in diameter. Place 1″ apart on greased cookie sheet.

Press thumb gently in center of top of each ball. Touch depression with red coloring.

Bake 12 minutes at 350°.


Nordic Ware Natural Aluminum Commercial Baker’s Half Sheet

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