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My husband's family is Dutch and this is a recipe from the Netherlands that is a great tasting pastry using almond paste. Enjoy!

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Servings:
24
Yield:
4 strips

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup butter

  • ½ cup water

  • 1 ½ cups almond paste

  • 2 eggs

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1 egg white, beaten

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cut cold butter or margarine into flour until the mixture has a crumb-like texture. Make a well in the center, add cold water. Mix together until the mixture forms a ball. Do not overmix. Chill dough.

  2. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (225 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.

  3. In a medium bowl, blend together almond paste, eggs, 3/4 cup sugar, almond extract and salt.

  4. Divide dough in 4 parts, and roll into 15 inch strips. Place filling along the center of each long strip of dough. Roll up, and pinch the ends to seal. Place strips 2 inches apart on cookie sheet. Brush with egg white, and sprinkle with the remaining sugar.

  5. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

202 Calories
12g Fat
21g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 202
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 16%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 64mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 3g
Calcium 31mg 2%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 66mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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