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       Title: Soft Almond Cookies
  Categories: Desserts, Diabetic, Cooky/bars
       Yield: 24 servings
  
     1/4 c  Light Margarine;                    4 dr Yellow food coloring;
     1/2 c  Sugar;                              1 c  Flour;
       2    Eggs; Whites                      1/2 ts Baking soda;
 	1/2 ts Almond food extract;		  12	Toasted almonds; cut in
    half
  
   Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Spray cookie sheet with oil spray.  In
   bowl, cream margarine and sugar until light and fluffy.  Add egg
   whites with almond extract, and food coloring; mix well and set
   aside. Sift the flour, baking soda, and salt; add to the creamed
   mixture. Knead only long enough to blend, but not toughen, to dough.
   Spoon onto prepared cookie sheet, about 3/4-in. balls.  Top with
   almonds. Bake for 12 minutes.
   
   Food Exchange per serving:  1/2 BREAD EXCHANGE
   CHO: Og; FAT: 1g; CAL: 43;
   
   Brought to you and yours by Nancy O'Brion and her Meal-Master.
  
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