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|FRENCH ALMOND COOKIES
2 egg whites ½ cup blanched almonds, finely
Beat egg whites frothy, add salt and beat stiff.
Add sugar and beat until peaks are formed. Add flavoring. Fold
in chopped almonds. Add shortening slowly. Fold in flour.
Drop from teaspoon onto greased cookie sheet. Top with almond halve.
Bake at 375° F. for 10 to 12 minutes. Yield: 2 dozen cookies.
1/3 cup butter or margarine 1 cup flour
Cream the butter or margarine, confectioners sugar and
vanilla. Sift the flour and salt together and add to creamed mixture.
Mix thoroughly and add pecans. Mix and form into balls. Bake
on a greased cookie sheet in a gas oven at 300°F. for 35 minutes.
While warm, roll in sifted confectioners sugar. Yield: 1 ½
1 cup all-purpose flour
· For crust, in a medium mixing bowl combine the
1 cup flour and the 2 tablespoons sugar. Using a pastry blender, cut in
the margarine or butter till mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir
in ½ cup pecans. Press flour mixture into the bottom of an
ungreased 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Bake in a 350- oven for 15 minutes.
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