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Almond Bars Recipe
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Almonds||1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped (blanched)|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||1 Cup (16 tbs) (sifted)|
|Lemon juice||1 Tablespoon|
|Lemon peel||1 Teaspoon, grated|
|Egg white||1 , slightly beaten|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2709 Calories from Fat 1589
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 183 g282.1%
Saturated Fat 34.1 g170.6%
Trans Fat 13.5 g
Cholesterol 396.6 mg
Sodium 133.8 mg5.6%
Total Carbohydrates 230 g76.5%
Dietary Fiber 21.4 g85.6%
Sugars 107.1 g
Protein 55 g110.4%
Vitamin A 9.3% Vitamin C 22.2%
Calcium 45.4% Iron 70%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Remove and set aside 1/2 cup.
Cream the shortening with the remaining sugar-almond mixture.
Beat in the egg, then the egg yolk; beat well.
Add the flour, lemon juice, and peel; mix thoroughly.
Spread the mixture in a greased 8-inch square baking pan.
Brush the top with the egg white.
Sprinkle with the reserved sugar-almond mixture.
Bake in a 325° oven for 30 minutes.
Cool slightly, then cut into 2 x 1-inch bars.
Cool completely before removing from the pan.