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       Title: FLORENTINES
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 1 batch
 
       1 c  Sugar
     3/4 c  Cream, heavy; plus 2 Tbsp
     1/4 c  Butter
   1 1/4 c  Almonds, finely ground
       2 T  Cake flour, unsifted;
            1/2 T
       2 c  Almonds, sliced
     1/2 c  Candied orange peel;
            -finely chopped
 
   Combine sugar, cream and butter in a medium-size saucepan.  Heat slowly,
   stirring constantly, until mixture bubbles.  Add ground almonds and
   flour; heat 1 minute or until mixture bubbles again.  Remove from heat;
   stir in sliced almonds and candied orange peel just until well coated.
 
   Drop by slightly rounded teaspoonsfu, 2 inches apart, onto greased
   cookie sheets; flatten cookies to a 2-inch round with a moistened fork.
 
   Bake in a 325 F. oven for 12 minutes or until golden.  Remove cookie
   sheets from oven; let stand 1 minute or until firm.  Remove cookies with
   wide spatula to wire racks.  Cool.  If cookies become too brittle to
   remove from cookie sheets, return to oven for 30 seconds.
 
 
                           FROM:   Family Circle magazine, 12/11/1979 issue
 
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