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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! !
  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

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.

Recipe Summary

Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1674 Calories from Fat 567

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 64 g98.8%

Saturated Fat 33.1 g165.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 134.4 mg44.8%

Sodium 507.2 mg21.1%

Total Carbohydrates 256 g85.4%

Dietary Fiber 7.6 g30.4%

Sugars 146.7 g

Protein 21 g42.3%

Vitamin A 31.4% Vitamin C 1.1%

Calcium 4.7% Iron 1.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Almond Cigars Recipe