Spiced Almond Cookies


1 cup butter, softened

1/2 cup shortening

1 cup packed brown sugar

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

4 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon ground cloves

1 teaspoon allspice

1 cup slivered almonds

In a mixing bowl, cream butter, shortening, and sugars until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat well. Combine dry ingredients; stir into creamed mixture along with nuts. Shape into three 9 inch x 1-1/2 inch rolls; wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 2-3 days for spices to blend.

Unwrap and cut into 1/4 inch slices. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-14 minutes or until set. Remove to wire racks to cool. YIELD: 7 dozen.

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