New England Christmas Cookies
3/4 cup of melted shortening3/4 cup of melted butter1 cup of brown sugar1 cup of white sugar1 teaspoon of cinnamon1 cup of sliced blanched almonds3 eggs, beaten1 teaspoon of salt3 1/2 cups of flour1 1/2 teaspoons of sodaCream sugar and melted ingredients. Beat eggs and add to creamed mixture. Sifttogether all dry ingredients and beat into dough. Stir in almonds. Form dough intosmall rolls and wrap in wax paper. Refrigerate overnight. Slice thin and bake at 350degrees for 8 to 10 minutes. DO NOT OVERBAKE.