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Almond Crisscrosses Recipe
|Sifted all purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Butter||1 Cup (16 tbs), chilled and cut in pieces|
|Egg yolk||1 , slightly beaten|
|Almond filling||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3726 Calories from Fat 1950
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 224 g344%
Saturated Fat 120.7 g603.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 668.9 mg
Sodium 442.8 mg18.5%
Total Carbohydrates 402 g134.1%
Dietary Fiber 12.8 g51%
Sugars 196.1 g
Protein 41 g82.7%
Vitamin A 116.8% Vitamin C 0.21%
Calcium 69.6% Iron 81.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Cut in the butter until mixture becomes a soft dough (requires working beyond the stage when particles are the size of rice kernels).
Blend in the egg yolk.
Shape dough into a ball, kneading lightly with fingertips until mixture holds together.
Spread two thirds of the dough evenly over bottom and up 1/4 inch on the sides of a 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
Spread Almond Filling over dough; set aside.
Roll remaining dough 1/8 inch thick on a floured surface.
Using a pastry wheel, cut into strips 3/4 inch wide.
Arrange strips to make a lattice design over the filling.
Bake at 350Â°F 35 to 40 minutes.
While still warm, cut into bars.