butter flavor shortening
slivered almonds, chopped
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Cream butter flavored shortening, milk and almond extract in large bowl at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended.
Beat in granulated sugar.
Combine flour, almonds and salt and mix into creamed mixture.
Shape dough into balls using one level measuring tablespoon for each.
Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake at 350 for 10 to 12 minutes. (Cookies will not brown. DO NOT overbake.)
Roll slightly warm cookies in confectioners sugar and then roll in confectioners sugar again when cookies are completely cool. (Makes 3 dozen cookies.)