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Dutch Letters Recipe
|Almond paste||8 Ounce (1 Can)|
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Butter/Margarine||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Ice water||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 5136 Calories from Fat 3044
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 349 g537.4%
Saturated Fat 182.9 g914.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 1122.3 mg
Sodium 1600.5 mg66.7%
Total Carbohydrates 446 g148.6%
Dietary Fiber 21 g84.1%
Sugars 133.9 g
Protein 71 g141.4%
Vitamin A 177.9% Vitamin C 0.38%
Calcium 57.9% Iron 124.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Stir together flour and salt.
Cut butter into flour till mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Add ice water, a tablespoon at a time, stirring till dough is well moistened.
Shape into ball; cover and let stand 30 minutes.
Divide dough into three parts.
Roll each part on lightly floured surface to 8-inch square.
Cut each square into four 8x2-inch strips.
For each of the 12 strips roll about 1 tablespoon almond paste mixture into an 8-inch rope.
Moisten dough edges with water.
Close dough over filling; seal edges and ends.
Form into S shapes.
Place on ungreased cookie sheets.
Combine egg yolk and 1 tablespoon water; brush on letters.
Bake at 375° for 30 to 35 minutes.