Wednesday, July 19, 2017


1 cup butter flavored shortening
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
3/4 tsp salt
3/4 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp almond extract
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Cream shortening and sugar together in a large mixing bowl with mixer on medium speed. When well blended add egg, salt, vanilla, and almond extract. Stir in the flour. Place dough in cookie press using your preference of shapes. Press about 2-inches apart on cooled, ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 400 degrees 5 to 7 minutes or until set. Do not brown. Cool for a minute on baking sheet then remove to wire racks to cool completely. Decorate as desired.

Note: You may use a few drops of food coloring to the dough if desired.

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