Chinese Almond Cookies

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Serves 24, 3 cookies per serving


1 cup margarine, softened
1 cup sugar
1 egg
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon almond extract


In a medium mixing bowl, cream margarine and sugar. Add egg and beat well. Sift dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture. Add almond extract and mix well. Roll into balls about 3/4 inch in diameter. Press a small hole in the middle of each cookie. Bake at 400°F for 10 to 12 minutes, until cookies are golden brown around edges.


Calories 158, Carbohydrates 20g, Protein 2g, Fat 8g, Sodium 99mg, Potassium 18mg, Phosphorus 17mg

This recipe was taken from Living Well on Dialysis: A Cookbook for Patients and Their Families © 1991-2012, National Kidney Foundation.