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       Title: Chocolate Almond Spritz Wafers
  Categories: Cookies, Chocolate
       Yield: 1 servings
  
            Cookies:
       1 c  Powered sugar
       1 c  Margarine or butter;
            -softened
       1    Egg
       1 ts Almond extract
   1 1/2 c  Flour
     1/2 ts Salt
            Glaze:
       8 oz Semi-sweet chocolate squares
            = cut into pieces
       1 tb Shortening
            Almond slices (if desired)
  
   Recipe by: K KALINOWSKI         (XUZT80A)
      Heat oven to 400 degrees.  In large bowl, beat powered
   sugar and margarine until light and fluffy.  Add egg and
   almond extract; blend well.  Lightly spoon flour into
   measuring cup; level off.  Stir in flour and salt;  mix
   well.  Fill cooie press with dough.  Using the bar plate,
   form 4 strips of dough the length of the ungreased cookie
   sheet. Score the cookie dough at 2 1/2 inch intervals.
   Bake at 400 degrees for 3 to 5 minutes or until set but not
   brown. Cut strips into individual cookie on scored lines.
   Immediately remove from cookie sheet.  Cool completely.
   
      Line cookie sheets with waxed paper.  In small saucepan
   over low heat, melt chocolate and shortening, stirring
   constantly.  Remove from heat.  Set saucepan in hot water
   to maintain dipping consistency.  Dip half of cooled cookie
   into chocolate; allow excess to drip off.  Place cookie on
   prepared cookie sheet.  Garnish with almond slices (if
   desired).  Allow glaze to set.  Store between sheet os
   waxed paper covered in container in cool place.  8 doz.
   cookies.
  
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