Maids Of Honor
|Dry sherry||3 Tablespoon|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||4 Teaspoon|
|Ground nutmeg||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Almonds||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), ground|
|Strawberry jam/Raspberry / plum jam||2 Tablespoon (Adjust Quantity As Needed)|
Mix eggs and sherry.
Combine sugar, flour, and nutmeg; stir into egg mixture.
Stir in almonds.
Roll Rich Pastry 1/8 inch thick and cut twenty-four 2 1/2-inch circles; fit into 1 3/4-inch muffin pans.
Spoon dot of jam into each shell; pour egg mixture atop.
Bake at 350° till wooden pick comes out clean, 23 to 25 minutes.
Rich Pastry: Stir together 1 cup all-purpose flour, 1 tablespoon sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
Cut in 1/4 cup butter till mixture resembles small peas.
Using 1/4 cup milk, sprinkle 1 tablespoon milk at a time over part of mixture.
Toss with fork; push to side of bowl.
Repeat sprinkling and tossing till all is moistened.
Form into ball.