Family Tested & Approved
Cream shortening and butter till light and fluffy. Add 1 cup powdered sugar and salt; mix well. Stir in flour. Stir in water, vanilla and almonds.
Shape dough into balls 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets, and flatten slightly. Bake at 325* for 12-15 mins. Dredge cookies in powdered sugar while they are still warm. Serves:8 Dozen