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Walnut And Almond Cookies

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Category: Desserts, Italian

 Ingredients List

  • -----------------------------------DOUGH-----------------------------------
  • 3 c Flour
  • 3 ts Baking powder
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 3 tb Shortening
  • 4 Eggs
  • 3/4 c Sugar
  • 1 ts Allspice
  • 1 ts Nutmeg
  • 2 ts Almond extract
  • 2 ts Cinnamon
  • 2 ts Grated orange rind
  • 1 1/2 c Walnuts, toasted, chopped
  • 1 1/2 c Almonds, toasted, chopped


2 Egg whites
1/4 c Lemon juice
Confectioners sugar

PREPARE COOKIES: Combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Work shortening
into flour. Beat eggs into sugar, then add to flour, beat until a smooth
dough forms. Stir in the spices, orange rind, and nuts. Blend well. Let
dough rest 30 minutes.

Moisten hands with oil, form 1 T of dough into a 1" ball. Place on a
greased cookies sheet. Bake in a preheated 375 degree oven for about
20 minutes.

PREPARE ICING: Beat egg whites and 1/4 c lemon juice together. Gradually
add confectioners sugar to form a smooth consistency. Brush icing over hot
cookies as they come from the oven.

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