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Almond Cigars

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Almond Cigars are a delightful addition to your dinner spread for your party. This tasty appetizer will surely get your guests rushing to the table and asking for second serves sooner than you can imagine!! Trust me, the Almond Cigars is going to be a hit! Try it! !
Ingredients
  Filo pastry sheets 20
  Ground almonds/Ground walnuts 250 Gram
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
  Melted butter 250 Gram
For syrup
  Sugar 2 1⁄3 Cup (37.33 tbs)
  Water 1 2⁄3 Cup (26.67 tbs)
  Cinnamon stick 1
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Fold pastry in two lengthwise.
Cut the folded filo pastry in two, across the length.
Mix together the nuts, sugar and cinnamon.
Brush each strip of pastry with melted butter and place 2 teaspoons of the nut mixture at the end of each strip.
Roll up like a cigar and brush with butter.
Place on a baking sheet and bake in a moderate oven 180C (350F) for 20-30 minutes or until golden brown.
Remove to a rack and pour the cold syrup over the warm cigars.
SYRUP: Place all ingredients in a saucepan.
Bring to the boil over allow heat and then simmer for 10 minutes.
Cool.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Nut
Servings: 
4

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