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Almond Sandies

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Ingredients
  Vanilla bean 1⁄2
  Almond paste 2 Ounce (60 Gram)
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (200 Gram)
  Powdered sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs) (250 Gram)
  Egg yolk 1 , beaten
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Cut open vanilla bean and remove pith with tip of knife.
Cream together pith, almond paste, butter, and powdered sugar.
Add salt and flour and form into a dough.
Divide dough into 2 equal portions and shape each into an 11-inch (25-cm) long cylinder.
Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate until firm, about 1 1/2 hours.
Preheat the oven to 375°F. (190°C).
Brush cylinders with egg yolk and roll in sugar.
Slice each roll into about 35 rounds (each slice should be about 3/8 inch (3/4 cm) thick).
Place on ungreased baking sheets and bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until lightly browned.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Almond
Preparation Time: 
95 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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