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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: 
105 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3469 Calories from Fat 1390

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 159 g244.4%

Saturated Fat 89.9 g449.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 547.9 mg182.6%

Sodium 277.5 mg11.6%

Total Carbohydrates 490 g163.2%

Dietary Fiber 9.6 g38.5%

Sugars 312.1 g

Protein 32 g63%

Vitamin A 88.7% Vitamin C 0.09%

Calcium 20.6% Iron 64%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Almond Sandies Recipe