World kitchen

New England Christmas Cookies

3/4 cup of melted shortening

3/4 cup of melted butter

1 cup of brown sugar

1 cup of white sugar

1 teaspoon of cinnamon

1 cup of sliced blanched almonds

3 eggs, beaten

1 teaspoon of salt

3 1/2 cups of flour

1 1/2 teaspoons of soda

Cream sugar and melted ingredients.  Beat eggs and add to creamed mixture.  Sift together all dry ingredients and beat into dough.  Stir in almonds.  Form dough into small rolls and wrap in wax paper.  Refrigerate overnight.  Slice thin and bake at 350 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes.  DO NOT OVERBAKE. 

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