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Regal Almond Tartlets

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Ingredients
  Pastry 1 (For 2 Crust Pie)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Ground almonds 7 Ounce (1 1/4 Cups)
  Orange juice 2 Tablespoon
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Butter/Margarine 2 1⁄2 Tablespoon, softened
  Raspberry jelly 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Prepare tartlet shells from the pastry using muffin pans having 1 3/4 x l inch wells (about 24 wells).
Using scallop-edged cookie cutter, cut pastry rounds about 1 inch larger than the overall size of the wells.
Gently fit a round into each well, reserving the remaining pastry.
Prick the entire surface of the pastry with a fork.
Bake the shells at 450°F 10 minutes.
Remove to wire racks and cool slightly in the muffin pans.
To prepare filling, sift together and set aside the sugar and flour.
Mix the almonds, orange juice, and extract; set aside.
Beat the eggs until piled softly, then beat in the sugar-flour mixture and the softened butter.
Blend in the almond mixture thoroughly.
Spread about 1/2 teaspoon jelly over bottom of each tart shell, then fill each about three-fourths full with the filling mixture.
Using a sharp knife, cut small strips from the reserved pastry.
Place 2 strips crossed on each tart.
Bake at 350°F about 15 minutes, or until tarts are delicately browned and filling is set.
Cool slightly before removing from pans.
Cool completely on wire racks.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Party

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1751 Calories from Fat 698

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 78 g120.5%

Saturated Fat 24.4 g122.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 503.6 mg167.9%

Sodium 239.1 mg10%

Total Carbohydrates 229 g76.4%

Dietary Fiber 7.2 g28.7%

Sugars 171.4 g

Protein 31 g63%

Vitamin A 29.8% Vitamin C 26.7%

Calcium 7.9% Iron 19.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Regal Almond Tartlets Recipe