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       Title: Lemon Kiss Cookies # 2
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 72 servings
  
   1 1/2 c  Butter or margarine;
            -softened
     3/4 c  Sugar
       1 tb Lemon extract
   2 3/4 c  All-purpose flour
   1 1/2 c  Almonds; finely chopped
      14 oz Milk chocolate candy kisses
            Powdered sugar
     1/2 c  Semi-sweet chocolate chips
       1 tb Shortening
  
       In large bowl, beat butter, sugar and lemon extract until light and
   fluffy. Add flour and almonds; beat at low speed until well-blended. Cover;
   refrigerate at least 1 hour for easier handling. Shape scant tablespoon
   dough around each candy kiss, covering completely. Roll in hands to form
   ball.  Place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for 8-12
   minutes or until set and bottom edges are light golden brown. Cool 1
   minute; remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely. Lightly sprinkle cooled
   cookies with powdered sugar . In small saucepan over low heat, melt
   chocolate chips and shortening, stirring until smooth.
    Drizzle over each cookie. HIGH ALTITUDE:  Above 3500 feet: Decrease butter
   to 1-1/4 cups. Bake as directed above.
      (SOURCE:  Pillsbury’s Bake-Off Cookie Winner)
  
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