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Almond Tea Cookies

 Almond Tea Cookies
These tender almond flavored cookies are ready in no time, and melt-in-your mouth delicious.
36 ServingsPrep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 12 min


  • 1 cup Crisco® Butter Shortening or 1 stick Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening Sticks
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 2/3 cups Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 2/3 cup slivered almonds, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup powdered sugar


  • Heat oven to 350°F. Beat shortening, milk and almond extract at
  • medium speed until well blended. Beat in granulated sugar.
  • Combine flour, almonds and salt in medium bowl. Mix into shortening
  • mixture. Shape dough into balls using one level measuring tablespoon
  • for each. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet.
  • Bake 10 to 12 minutes (cookies will not brown). Remove to cooling
  • rack. Roll slightly warm cookies in powdered sugar. Let cool
  • completely. Roll cooled cookies again in powdered sugar. Yield: 3
  • dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cookie equals Calories 106, Total Fat 6.4g, Saturated Fat 1.4g, Cholesterol <1mg, Sodium 17mg, Total Carbohydrate 10.9g, Dietary Fiber 0.2g, Protein 1g,

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Nutritional Facts: Vitamin A <1%DV, Vitamin C <1%DV, Calcium <1%DV, Iron <1%DV