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       Title: Mandelbrot (Almond Bread)
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 72 servings
       2    Egg whites
       2    Eggs
     1/2 c  Vegetable oil
       1 ts Vanilla extract
       1 ts Almond extract
       1 c  Sugar
     1/2 c  Raw almonds; coarse chopped
       3 c  To 4 1/2 c flour; divided
       1 ts Baking powder
            Veg. oil or veg.oil spray
      In a lg. bowl, beat egg whites with eggs til creamy. Add the oil,
   vanilla extract, almond extract, and sugar, and stir the ingred. to combine
   thoroughly. Stir in the almonds. In a med. bowl, combine 3 c flour with
   baking powder, and gradually stir this into the egg mixture. Continue
   adding flour, a little at a time, til the dough is fairly dry and easy to
   handle (consistency of modeling clay) The final additions are best kneaded
   in by hand.
      Preheat oven to 325.  Knead the fdough for 1-2 min., divide into 6
   pieces and roll each into a long, thin strip about 1 inch in diameter.
   Place the strips on greased cookie sheets. Brush or spray with veg.oil, and
   sprinkle the strips with cinnamon-sugar. Place the cookie sheets in the hot
   oven and bake the strips for 35 min.
       DO NOT TURN OFF OVEN. Carefully remove the strips from teh sheets, and
   slice the strips on the diagonal into cookies about 1/2 inch thick. Lay the
   cookies on their sides on the cookie sheets, and sprinkle the cookies again
   with the cinnamon-sugar.  Return the cookies to the hot oven, and bake the
   cookies 10 min. longer or until the cookies resemble hard toast. ITALIAN.