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2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup butter
½ cup water
1 ½ cups almond paste
2 eggs
¾ cup white sugar
¼ teaspoon almond extract
1 pinch salt
1 egg white, beaten

Nutrition Info

201.7 calories
carbohydrate: 21 g
cholesterol: 35.8 mg
fat: 12.1 g
fiber: 1 g
protein: 3.1 g
saturatedFat: 5.4 g
servingSize: -
sodium: 64.1 mg
sugar: 6.3 g
transFat: : -
unsaturatedFat: : -


  1. In a large bowl, cut cold butter or margarine into flour until the mixture has a crumb-like texture. Make a well in the center, add cold water. Mix together until the mixture forms a ball. Do not overmix. Chill dough.

  2. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (225 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.

  3. In a medium bowl, blend together almond paste, eggs, 3/4 cup sugar, almond extract and salt.

  4. Divide dough in 4 parts, and roll into 15 inch strips. Place filling along the center of each long strip of dough. Roll up, and pinch the ends to seal. Place strips 2 inches apart on cookie sheet. Brush with egg white, and sprinkle with the remaining sugar.

  5. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden.

Recipe Yield

4 strips

Recipe Note

My husband's family is Dutch and this is a recipe from the Netherlands that is a great tasting pastry using almond paste. Enjoy!

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