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       Title: ALMOND SHORTS
  Categories: Candies, Christmas, Holiday
       Yield: 168 servings
  
       1 c  Sugar
       1 c  Sugar, brown
       1 ts Baking soda
       1 ts Vinegar
       1 ts Vanilla extract
       3    Eggs
       1 lb Butter
       6 c  Flour
     2/3 c  Almonds, slivered
  
   Combine sugars, baking soda, vinegar, and vanilla. Stir in eggs. Cut butter
   into small pieces and work into mixture. Add flour, a cup at a time, and
   mix well. Knead in almonds. Gather dough into ball and divide into five
   equal pieces.  Roll each piece into a cylinder. If you wish, roll each
   cylinder in colored sugar. Wrap in wax paper and refrigerate overnight.
   
   Preheat oven to 350.  Cut each log into 1/4 slices. Bake on ungreased
   cookie sheet for 8 minutes. “This recipe is a tradition in my husband’s
   Swedish family. It makes enough cookies to feed the Swedish Army.”
   
   Recipe by Sandra Silfven, Detroin News food editor. Source: _Gifts from the
   Christmas Kitchen_, sent by BEE to Sylvia Steiger (THE.STEIGERS on GEnie,
   71511,2253 on CI$) for the November 1992 cookbook swap
  
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