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Crispy Orange-Almond Cookies

Crispy Orange-Almond CookiesI like to serve these light crispy cookies with ice cream or sherbet. The recipe…

Crispy Orange-Almond Cookies

Crispy Orange-Almond Cookies

Ingredients

1 cup shortening 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1 large egg 2 tablespoons orange juice 1 tablespoon grated orange zest 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 2-1/3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 cup chopped almonds

Directions

In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugars until light and fluffy.

Beat in the egg, orange juice, peel and extract.

Combine flour and baking soda; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well.

Stir in almonds.

Roll into 1-in.

balls.

Place 2 in.

apart on ungreased baking sheets.

Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.

Remove to wire racks to cool.

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