Rating: 4 stars
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  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 1
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  • 1 star values: 0

If you really like a strong almond taste, substitute almond extract for vanilla extract in this recipe.

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
12
Yield:
2 dozen
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9 inch square baking pan.

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  • To make crust: In a large bowl, cream shortening, white sugar and brown sugar. Separate egg and beat in yolk and vanilla, stirring until well blended. Slowly add in the flour and blend well. Mixture will be stiff.

  • Press dough evenly into baking pan. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes, or until top is golden brown.

  • Melt the chocolate in a double boiler over low heat. Spread the melted chocolate over warm crust. Sprinkle top with almonds. Let cool on wire rack before cutting.

Nutrition Facts

429 calories; protein 6.2g; carbohydrates 40.3g; fat 30.7g; cholesterol 15.5mg; sodium 13.9mg. Full Nutrition
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