1 C. Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
1 large egg
1/4 tsp. salt
2 Tbsps. water
3/4 tsp. Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract
1/2 tsp. Spice Islands® Pure Almond Extract
2 1/4 C. all-purpose flour
1/2 C. finely ground blanched almonds
HEAT oven to 400ºF. Combine powdered sugar and shortening in a large bowl; beat on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in egg, salt, water, vanilla and almond extracts. Using a spoon, stir in flour until well mixed. Stir in ground nuts.
FIT cookie press with desired template. Fill cookie press; press dough onto ungreased baking sheets. Press almond slices onto the center of the cookies, if desired.
BAKE 7 to 9 minutes or until set, but not brown. Cool one minute. Remove to cooling rack.
If dough becomes too soft, refrigerate about 5 minutes or until firm.
Calories from Fat20g
Total Fat 2g
Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 4g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Vitamin D 0%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet