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Almond Shortbread Biscuits

 
Almond Shortbread Biscuits
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Shortbread-like biscuits -- This recipe was given to my Great Aunt when she lived in Scotland, by a friend who worked in a bakery in Leven Fife. It is based on the standard short bread recipe.

Yield

18

servings

Prep

5

min

Cook

15

min

Ready

20

min

Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber
 

Ingredients

4 ounces butter
2 ounces margarine
8 ounces brown sugar
3 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
¾ cup almonds
flaked
*
1 small eggs

Directions

Rub butter and margarine into the flour. Add sugar, beaten egg and almonds. Knead the mixture thoroughly.

Form mixture into an oblong shape about two inches square at the end. Wrap in silver foil and leave in the refrigerator over night.

Cut into ⅛ inch-thick slices using a serrated knife. Place on greased baking sheet and cook for 10 to 15 minutes at 350℉ (180℃).

Glaze with sweet cream and sprinkle with fresh lemon zest if desired.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 42g (1.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 81939% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 36g 55%
Saturated Fat 17g 83%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 100mg 33%
Sodium 342mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 38%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Sugars g
Protein 24g
Vitamin A 25% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 6% Iron 31%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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