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  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
  Cream cheese 6 Ounce, softened (2 Packages, 3 Ounce Each)
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
For filling
  Canned almond paste 16 Ounce (2 Cans, 8 Ounce Each)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Eggs 3 , beaten
  Orange juice 3 Tablespoon
  Heavy whipping cream 3 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Sliced almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and cream cheese until light and fluffy.
Beat in flour.
Shape into 48 balls.
With floured fingers, press onto the bottom and up the sides of greased miniature muffin cups.
For filling, in a large bowl, combine the almond paste, sugar, eggs, orange juice, cream and flour.
Fill prepared cups three-fourths full.
Sprinkle with almonds.
Bake at 400 degrees for 12-13 minutes or until lightly browned.
Cool for 10 minutes before carefully removing from the pans to wire racks to cool completely.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6242 Calories from Fat 2801

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 318 g488.7%

Saturated Fat 171 g854.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1367 mg455.7%

Sodium 1188.2 mg49.5%

Total Carbohydrates 777 g259.1%

Dietary Fiber 22.7 g90.6%

Sugars 491 g

Protein 77 g153.4%

Vitamin A 185.1% Vitamin C 37.9%

Calcium 69% Iron 117.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Almond Tassies Recipe