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Almond Butter Fingers

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Ingredients
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Instant dissolving sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Almond extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Ground almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

In bowl, cream together butter and sugar; blend in almond extract.
Gradually blend in flour and almonds; press into ball.
Turn out onto lightly floured surface and knead very lightly until smooth.
Roll out dough to 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick rectangle.
With sharp knife, cut into fingers about 3 inches (8 cm) long and 1/2 inch (1 cm) wide; place on ungreased baking sheet.
Prick each cookie several times with fork.
Bake in 300°F (150°C) oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until very lightly browned.
Let cool for a few minutes on baking sheet; remove to racks to cool completely.
Makes about 2-1/2 dozen.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Servings: 
10

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 295 Calories from Fat 168

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.3%

Saturated Fat 11.6 g58%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 48.4 mg16.1%

Sodium 2.9 mg0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.67 g2.7%

Sugars 12.1 g

Protein 3 g5.5%

Vitamin A 11.2% Vitamin C

Calcium 0.9% Iron 5.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Almond Butter Fingers Recipe