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Italian Muscatels Recipe
|Blanched almonds||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Grated orange peel||2 Tablespoon, dried|
|Sifted all purpose flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground allspice||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Muscadelle||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Colored sugar||1 Tablespoon|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2475 Calories from Fat 654
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 78 g120.1%
Saturated Fat 7.4 g37.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 5.4 mg
Sodium 644 mg26.8%
Total Carbohydrates 409 g136.3%
Dietary Fiber 28.9 g115.8%
Sugars 223.8 g
Protein 52 g104.8%
Vitamin A 5.2% Vitamin C 73.4%
Calcium 106.9% Iron 90.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Cream 1/2 cup butter; gradually beat in sugar; add orange peel and almonds.
Sift flour with baking powder and spices; add alternately with wine to butter mixture.
Chill for 1 hour.
Turn out on sugared board; pat or roll gently to 1/3-inch thickness.
Cut with 1 1/2 -inch scalloped cookie cutter, put on greased cookie sheets.
Bake in preheated mod- erate oven (350°F.) for 12 to 15 minutes.
While hot, frost and sprinkle with colored sugar.