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Catholic Recipe: Almond Cookies

    INGREDIENTS

  • 2 1/2 cups plain flour
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped almonds
  • Details

  • Yield: 36 cookies
  • Prep Time: N/A
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin: Italy

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Also Called: Rusk

This recipe is part of the Sicilian tradition of St. Joseph's Altar.

DIRECTIONS

Combine the dry ingredients with the shortening until mixed well. Then add eggs, milk and flavorings. Knead well and add nuts. Roll into long loaves about one inch thick and place on cookie sheet. Bake at 350° until almost brown. Remove from oven, slice into pieces one inch long and place flat on tray. Return to 250° oven and bake until dry and crispy.

Recipe Source: Viva San Giuseppe by St. Joseph Guild, St. Joseph Guild, 1200 Mirabeau Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
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