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Almond Squares

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄2 Pound
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), sifted
  Ground almonds 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg yolks 6
  Blanched almonds 16
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Preheat the oven to 350° F.
2 Lightly butter an 8-inch-square pan.

MAKING
3 In a bowl, cream the butter.
4 Gradually add in the sugar, beating until light and fluffy.
5 In another bowl, mix the flour, almonds and salt.
6 Add a little at a time to the butter mixture, alternating with 1 egg yolk at a time.
7 Transfer the mixture in to the prepared pan.
8 Carefully mark 16 squares.
9 In the center of each square, place an almond.
10 Bake for 35 minutes or until browned.

SERVING
11 Cut into squares and serve with coffee.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Jewish
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Almond
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
55 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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