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Billets Doux

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Ingredients
  Soft butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg yolks 6
  Almond filling 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Confectioners sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350°F.

MAKING
2) Gently cut the butter into flour and salt mixture, mix in the egg yolk with a fork and refrigerate the dough overnight.
3) Divide the dough into 21 pieces, then thinly roll each piece on a floured board to make a 5 to 6-inch square.
4) Place a tablespoon of filling on the square and fold to form a square envelope.
5) Bake in the preheated oven for about 20 minutes. Remove and cool on a rack.

SERVING
6) Sift over the sugar and cinnamon mixture and serve in a nice plate.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Wheat
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 864 Calories from Fat 506

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g89.7%

Saturated Fat 25.7 g128.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 369.1 mg123%

Sodium 143.2 mg6%

Total Carbohydrates 74 g24.7%

Dietary Fiber 4.4 g17.7%

Sugars 30.2 g

Protein 14 g28.8%

Vitamin A 27.8% Vitamin C 0.12%

Calcium 15.7% Iron 21.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Billets Doux Recipe