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Tartlet Shells

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  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg white 1
  Almond extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Almonds 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), blanched
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)

In medium bowl, with spoon, blend butter, sugar, salt, egg white, and almond extract until smooth and well combined.
Add ground almonds and flour; mix until smooth.
(If dough is very stiff, mix with hands.) Wrap dough in waxed paper; refrigerate 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 375F.
For each tartlet, use 1 teaspoon dough.
Press dough evenly into 2-by-1/2-inch tartlet pans.
Set tartlet pans on cookie sheet; bake about 10 minutes, or until golden-brown.
Let cool on wire rack 10 minutes.
With small spatula, gently remove tartlets from pans.
Let cool completely before filling.
Note: Tartlet Shells may be made day before and stored in an air-tight container.Makes 65.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2089 Calories from Fat 1256

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 146 g223.9%

Saturated Fat 62 g309.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 241.9 mg80.6%

Sodium 548.7 mg22.9%

Total Carbohydrates 169 g56.3%

Dietary Fiber 16.5 g65.8%

Sugars 54.9 g

Protein 40 g79.6%

Vitamin A 56.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 33.2% Iron 54.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tartlet Shells Recipe