Yield: 2 Dozen
|3 teaspoons||Baking powder|
|2 teaspoons||Almond extract|
|2 teaspoons||Grated orange rind|
|1½ cup||Walnuts, toasted, chopped|
|1½ cup||Almonds, toasted, chopped|
|2 \N||Egg whites|
|¼ cup||Lemon juice|
|\N \N||Confectioners sugar|
PREPARE COOKIES: Combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Work shortening into flour. Beat eggs into sugar, then add to flour, beat until a smooth dough forms. Stir in the spices, orange rind, and nuts. Blend well. Let dough rest 30 minutes.
Moisten hands with oil, form 1 T of dough into a 1" ball. Place on a greased cookies sheet. Bake in a preheated 375 degree oven for about 20 minutes.
PREPARE ICING: Beat egg whites and ¼ c lemon juice together. Gradually add confectioners sugar to form a smooth consistency. Brush icing over hot cookies as they come from the oven.
Posted to MM-Recipes Digest by Paula <demoness@...> on Sep 16, 1998