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Neapolitans

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Ingredients
For dark dough
  Firmly packed dark brown sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Semisweet chocolate pieces 6 Ounce, finely chopped (1 Package)
For light dough
  Soft butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sifted all-purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped raisins 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chopped candied cherries 12
Directions

To make dark dough: Cream butter; add sugar and eggs; beat until light.
Add sifted dry ingredients, nuts, chocolate; mix well.
To make light dough: Cream butter; add sugar, egg, and flavorings; beat until light.
Add sifted dry ingredients and remaining ingredients; mix well.
To combine: Pack half of dark dough into wax-paper-lined loaf pan (9x5x3 inches).
Add light dough, and pack firmly.
Pack in remaining dark dough and chill for at least 24 hours.
Turn out; cut into thirds lengthwise.
Cut crosswise into 1/4-inch slices.
Bake in preheated hot oven (400°F.) for about 10 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Almond
Interest: 
Kids
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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