Chocolate Almond Spritz Wafers

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Sep. 12, 2011

Ingredients

For cookies
Powdered sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs) , softened
Egg 1
Almond extract 1 Teaspoon
All purpose flour 2 1/3 Cup (37.33 tbs)
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
For glaze
Semi sweet baking chocolate
Shortening 2 Tablespoon
Sliced almonds 1 Tablespoon

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Preheat oven to 350°F

MAKING

2. In large bowl, cream the butter and powdered sugar using an electric mixer until light and fluffy; add egg and almond extract and beat well to combine; turn it into a dough with flour and salt

3.Fill cookie press with the dough and form four strips the length of an ungreased cookie sheet, using the bar plate; score the dough at two and a half inch intervals and bake for five minutes

4.Cut the strips into individual cookies following the scored lines ad cool completely, removing from the sheet and lining the sheets with waxed paper

5. In a small saucepan, melt together chocolate and shortening over low flame, remove from the heat and set in hot water so that the dipping consistence doesn't change

6. Dip half the cookies into the chocolate, dip off excess and palce on the cookie sheet and sprinkle almond slices over the chocolate; allow the glaze to set before serving

SERVING

7. Serve as appropriate

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 5 Minutes
Ready In: 5 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 5197Calories from Fat 2578

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 296 g455.4%

Saturated Fat 165 g825%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 1096 mg45.67%

Total Carbohydrates 620 g206.7%

Dietary Fiber 23 g92%

Sugars 367 g

Protein 51 g102%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet