These almond-flavored bite-size cookies are a definite kid-favorite recipe. Make a batch for snacking or wrap some up to give away as food gifts.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
bake:
10 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
60
Yield:
5 dozen
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oven to 350°F.

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  • Blend almond paste and sugar until smooth; add butter and shortening and mix again to incorporate.

  • Gradually add egg whites and extract, mixing well after each addition and scraping down the bowl. Add the flour and mix just long enough to incorporate.

  • Transfer the dough to a cookie press or pastry bag fitted with a large star tip; Pipe into desired shapes onto a baking sheet.

  • Bake at 350°F for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly golden brown. Remove to a wire rack and cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

41 calories; fat 3g; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 4g.
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