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"This was my grandfather's favorite, and has become a family tradition. Enjoy."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 81 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 81 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 5.5 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.1g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 29 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the shortening, butter and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Stir in the vanilla and almond extracts. Combine the flour and salt; stir into the creamed mixture. Roll into walnut sized balls and place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven, until bottoms begin to brown.

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Most helpful positive review

These are delicious! I also tried this recipe with 1 C dried cranberries and 1 C chopped pecans, and liked those as well!

Most helpful critical review

made as recipe written. not overly impressed. doubt I will make again.

These are delicious! I also tried this recipe with 1 C dried cranberries and 1 C chopped pecans, and liked those as well!

I have an electric oven so it took the full 25 minutes. I added 1 cup of slivered almonds. The cookie had a great shortbread flavor. Thanks!

These are excellent! I added grated lemon zest (1/2 lemon). It gave it a tinge of lemon hint, yum! I will try grated orange zest next time. These cookies do not spread out and come out like you ...

These are delicious, easy treats! Baked for 20 minutes and they were perfect. Be careful not to over bake as they will harden upon cooling. I only got 61 cookies out of the recipe. These taste ...

Great for Christmas cookies. Toss in powdered sugar.

these cookies are the best! i had them with evening coffee and afternoon tea with guests. they will be an added delight to my assorted christmas gift tins. i will anxiously await other fine r...

Good flavor, texture. Thought it was great! Thanks!

made as recipe written. not overly impressed. doubt I will make again.

I baked these for my colleagues and students, and while I thought they were just alright, everyone else seemed to really like them and they were gone very quickly. I made them to recipe, though...