Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 cups bleached all-purpose

  2. 1/4 tsp baking soda

  3. 1/4 tsp ammonia powder

  4. 1/8 tsp salt

  5. 3/4 cup granulated sugar

  6. 1/2 cup lard/shortening

  7. 1 large egg (beaten) Walnut pieces Egg yolk for glazing

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Put the flour, baking soda, ammonia powder, sugar and salt in the food processor and pulse a couple of times to mix ingredints well. Add in the lard/shortening and pulse until flour mixture becomes breadcrumb like. Add in the beaten egg and pulse until a tiny piece of dough can be pressed together to form a dough.(mixture will look crumbly but can be pressed tiogether). Using a 1 oz ice-cream scoop, scoop dough out and roll dough into balls. Sprinkle some flour on to baking sheet and place balls on it. Flatten the ball slightly, press a hole in the middle with your thumb, glaze with egg yolk and top with a piece of walnut in the hole. Bake in preheated oven 250 f for 10 minutes and then increase the oven temperature to 300 f and further bake for another 10 minutes. Cool cookies on cake rack and when it is cooled, serve or pack into air-tight containers. Serves


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