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  Categories: Chinese, Cookies
       Yield: 36 servings
       2 c  Flour
     1/2 ts Baking soda
     3/4 ts Baking powder
       1    Egg
     1/2 lb Lard
     1/2 c  Brown sugar, packed
     1/2 c  Sugar
     1/2 ts Almond extract
            Blanched whole almonds
       1    Egg yolk (or double amt.)
   Sift flour with soda and baking powder. Beat egg and
   lard together. Add sugars and almond extract.
   Gradually mix in dry ingredients until well blended.
   For each cookie, roll 1 tablespoon dough into ball.
   Place on ungreased baking sheets and press 1 almond in
   middle of each. Brush with beaten egg yolk and bake at
   350F 15 to 20 minutes.
   (C) 1992 The Los Angeles Times