2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoons salt
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 to 2/3 cup ice water
3/4 cup chopped almonds
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 egg white
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1 cup powdered sugar
Sift flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles
crumbs. Add ice water, 1 tablespoon at a time, tossing with fork until all flour
is moistened. Shape into ball and roll onto lightly floured surface to 1/8'
thickness. Cut into 2 1/2" circles. Mix almonds, sugar and cinnamon. Beat egg
white with almond extract until frothy. Stir in almond mixture. Place one
teaspoon filling on each circle.
Wet edges and seal with a fork. Fry in deep fat fyer at 400° until light brown,
turning once. Drain and dredge while hot in powdered sugar.