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Almond Shorts

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Category: Christmas, Candy, Holiday

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Sugar
  • 1 c Sugar, brown
  • 1 ts Baking soda
  • 1 ts Vinegar
  • 1 ts Vanilla extract
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 lb Butter
  • 6 c Flour
  • 2/3 c Almonds, slivered


Combine sugars, baking soda, vinegar, and vanilla. Stir in eggs. Cut butter
into small pieces and work into mixture. Add flour, a cup at a time, and
mix well. Knead in almonds. Gather dough into ball and divide into five
equal pieces. Roll each piece into a cylinder. If you wish, roll each
cylinder in colored sugar. Wrap in wax paper and refrigerate overnight.

Preheat oven to 350. Cut each log into 1/4" slices. Bake on ungreased
cookie sheet for 8 minutes. "This recipe is a tradition in my husband's
Swedish family. It makes enough cookies to feed the Swedish Army."

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