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Aunt Catherine's Italian Cookies

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Servings: 4
Categories: Cookies / Desserts

1  stick  oleo
1  cup  Crisco
1 1/2  cups  sugar
3    eggs
2  tablespoons  almond extract
1  tablespoon  cinnamon
6  ounces  cream
6  ounces  milk
1  cup  nuts, chopped
3  tablespoons  baking powder
2 1/2  cups  flour

1  box  powdered sugar
1  stick  butter
    food coloring

Cream oleo, Crisco and sugar. Add eggs, almond extract, cinnamon, cream and milk. Mix in nuts and baking powder and flour. Roll small balls into long rolls, then kind of flatten it. Slice in 1/2 inch pieces. Put on cookie sheet. Bake until done at 350 degrees. Mix melted butter and powdered sugar. Put in small containers and add different food colorings. Spread on cooled cookies and let harden. Then put in canned containers. Can store for months.

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