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Almond Toast
Frances (Aiello) Giamona

Ingredients: 

     5 cups flour
     3/4 cup shortening
     5 t. baking powder
     2 T. vanilla 
     1 cup chopped almonds
     5 eggs
     2 cups sugar
     1 t. salt
     2 t. almond extract 

Directions: 

     1. Mix dry ingredients together.

     2. Add shortening any mix in with your hands.  

     3. Add eggs, vanilla, and almond extract.

     4. If dough is not very pliable, add a little milk.

     5. Shape into oblong loaves and place on cookie sheets.

     6. Bake at 350 degree until lightly brown.

     7. Cool for about 1 hour and cut into 1/2 inch slices.

     8. Place the slices on a cookie sheet and toast in a 350 degree oven for 10-15 minutes.

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