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Almond Balls

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  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Sherry wine/Almond extract 1 Teaspoon
  Sifted all purpose flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
  Egg white 1 , beaten
  Chopped almonds 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Apricot jam/Strawberry jam 4 Teaspoon

1. Cream butter, sugar, and egg. Add flavoring.
2. Blend 2 cups flour, baking powder, and salt together. Add to butter mixture alternately with milk. Mix well. Turn dough out on to lightly floured board and knead in remaining 1/4 cup flour. Chill dough several hours or overnight.
3. Pinch off small pieces of dough about the size of a walnut. Shape into balls, drop into beaten egg white, then roll in chopped almonds.
4. Place on greased baking sheets. With thumb, make an indentation in the center of each cookie. Bake at 350 F for 10 minutes. Remove from oven; if indentation has risen press down again with back of a small teaspoon. Drop a small bit of jam into each indentation and return to oven for 2 to 3 minutes, or until cookies are lightly browned.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3544 Calories from Fat 1522

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 169 g259.9%

Saturated Fat 64.9 g324.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 456.4 mg152.1%

Sodium 799.6 mg33.3%

Total Carbohydrates 459 g153.1%

Dietary Fiber 26 g104%

Sugars 219.4 g

Protein 68 g136%

Vitamin A 61.7% Vitamin C

Calcium 87% Iron 106.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Almond Balls Recipe