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Esther's Bracelets

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Category: Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Sugar
  • 3/4 c Butter, softened
  • 3/4 c Shortening
  • 1/2 ts Almond extract
  • 2 Eggs
  • 4 c Flour
  • 1/2 c Finely chopped almonds


3 c Powdered sugar
4 To 5 tablespoons milk

ESTHER'S BRACELETS: These delicate cookies honor Queen Esther, who revealed
the evil plot of Haman to King Ahasuerus of ancient Persia, thereby saving
the Persian Jews...anyway, they're good!

Heat oven to 375 degrees.

Mix Together first 5 ingredients. Stir in the next 2.

Shape dough into 1-1/4" diameter balls. Roll each into a rope, 6" long.
Form each into a circle, crossing ends & tucking under to form a perfect
"bracelet." Place on ungreaased cookie sheet. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or til
set but not brown. Remove from sheet. COOL completely. Prepare GLAZE and
drizzle on cookies. Sprinkle with additional nuts if desired.

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