Almond Cookies (Dim Sum Variety)


  • red food coloring
  • 1 cup vegetable shortening, plus
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


A Beloved Memory From Long-gone Dim Sum Restaurants In Hawaii, These Cookies Contain No Almonds, But Have The Taste Of Almonds In A Fat, Round Little Cookie With A Traditional Red Dot In The Middle.

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