Great-Grandmother wrote this one in her handwritten recipe book dated 1929.
1 cupful of shortening
½ cupful of white sugar
1 cupful of brown sugar
½ teaspoonful of vanilla
3 cupful’s of flour
¼ teaspoonful of cinnamon
¼ teaspoonful of nutmeg
½ teaspoonful of soda
¼ teaspoonful of salt
½ cupful of finely chopped almonds
Cream together the shortening and sugar.
Add eggs beaten without separating, then
Shift together the flour, spices, soda and salt,
And add to the above mixture.
Add the almonds and shape into two long rolls.
Place on wax paper and store in cold place for 12 hours.
Using a sharp knife slice rather thin and bake in hot over 400 degrees.
Six to eight minutes, cookies should be light brown when done.
These are fine to keep in ice box and cook when needed.
Saturday, September 21, 2013
German Almond Cookie Recipe (1929)
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