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Almond Cookies

CRISCO
8Ingredients
27Minutes
290Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 1 cup Crisco All-Vegetable Shortening (OR 1 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks All-Vegetable Shortening)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 2 1/4 cups Pillsbury BEST All Purpose Flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 48 whole almonds
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    Directions

    1. BEAT shortening and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. Beat in egg and almond extract until well blended.
    2. COMBINE flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Gradually add to shortening mixture, beating until well blended. Shape dough into a ball. Wrap in plastic wrap; chill 2 hours.
    3. HEAT oven to 350ºF. Roll tablespoonfuls of dough into 1-inch balls. Place on ungreased baking sheets, about 2 inches apart; flatten slightly with fingertips. Gently press an almond into center of each.
    4. BAKE 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies are just set but not brown. Cool 5 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool completely.
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    NutritionView More

    290Calories
    Sodium15% DV360mg
    Fat11% DV7g
    Protein8% DV4g
    Carbs18% DV53g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories290Calories from Fat60
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat7g11%
    Saturated Fat1g5%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol55mg18%
    Sodium360mg15%
    Potassium105mg3%
    Protein4g8%
    Calories from Fat60
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate53g18%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Sugars51g102%
    Vitamin A2%
    Vitamin C
    Calcium15%
    Iron6%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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