Crispy Orange-Almond Cookies Recipe

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Crispy Orange-Almond Cookies
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  1. In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, orange juice, peel and extract. Combine flour and baking soda; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in almonds.
  2. Roll into 1-in. balls. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 6-1/2 dozen.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 176.09 Kcal (737 kJ)
Calories from fat 52.76 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.86g 9%
Cholesterol 4.2mg 1%
Sodium 18.75mg 1%
Potassium 13.38mg 0%
Total Carbs 27.53g 9%
Sugars 4.35g 17%
Dietary Fiber 0.11g 0%
Protein 2.26g 5%
Vitamin C 0.6mg 1%
Iron 0.1mg 0%
Calcium 5.5mg 1%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 318.77 Kcal (1335 kJ)
Calories from fat 95.5 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.61g 9%
Cholesterol 7.6mg 1%
Sodium 33.94mg 1%
Potassium 24.22mg 0%
Total Carbs 49.84g 9%
Sugars 7.88g 17%
Dietary Fiber 0.2g 0%
Protein 4.1g 5%
Vitamin C 1.1mg 1%
Iron 0.1mg 0%
Calcium 10mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 4
  • 5

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

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