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Almond Squares

Cuisine: Jewish
Courses: Dessert
Serves: 16 people

Recipe Ingredients

1/2 lb 227g / 8ozButter
1 cup 198g / 7ozSugar
3/4 cup 46g / 1.6ozFlour - sifted
1 cup 146g / 5.1ozGround almonds
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlSalt
6   Egg yolks
16   Blanched almonds

Recipe Instructions

Cream the butter; gradually add the sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Combine the flour, ground almonds and salt. Add a little at a time to the butter mixture, alternating with 1 egg yolk at a time. Turn into a buttered 8-inch-square pan. Mark off 16 squares and place an almond in the center of each square.

Bake in a 350 degree oven 15 minutes or until browned. Cut into sixteen squares.

THE ART OF JEWISH COOKING by Jennie Grossinger - Published by Bantam Books, Inc. (c) 1958


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