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       Title: Florentine Cups
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 32 servings
  
            Base:
       2 c  Honey almond delight brand
            =crushed to 1 cup
       1 c  Flaked coconut
     1/2 c  Raisins
     1/2 c  All-purpose flour
   1 1/2 ts Grated fresh orange peel
     1/2 ts Baking powder
     1/2 ts Ground cinnamon
     1/2 c  Packed brown sugar
     1/3 c  Butter or margarine
     1/4 c  Honey
            Icing:
       1 tb Butter or margarine;
            -softened
     1/2 c  Powdered sugar
   1 1/2 ts Orange juice
            Sliced almonds
  
      TO PREPARE BASE, preheat oven to 350'F. Grease 32 miniature (1 3/4")
   muffin cups. In large bowl, combine cereal, coconut, raisins, flour, orange
   peel, baking powder and cinnamon; mix well and set aside. In small
   saucepan, combine brown sugar, 1/3 cup butter and honey. Stir over medium
   heat until butter is melted and brown sugar is dissolved. Pour over cereal
   mixture; blend well. Place 1 tablespoon mixture in each prepared muffin
   cup; press firmly. Bake 8-10 minutes or until golden brown (cups will be
   soft). Cool in pan 15 minutes. Loosen edges. Invert onto wire racks. Cool
   completely.
   
   TO PREPARE ICING, in small bowl, beat 1 tablespoon butter, powdered sugar
   and orange juice until smooth. With pastry tube, pipe a decorative swirl on
   top of each cup. Garnish with sliced almonds. Makes 32 cups.
  
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