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       Title: ALMOND PUFF
  Categories: Desserts
       Yield: 10 Servings
  
       1 c  Margarine or butter
       1 tb Margarine or butter
       2 c  Sifted flour
       2 tb Almond extract
       3 ea Eggs
       2 c  Confectioner’s sugar
       1 c  Sliced almonds
  
   Cut 1/2C margarine into 1C flour until mixture resembles coarse meal;
   add 2T cold water and mix with a fork until well-blended. Divide
   dough in half. Squeeze each roll between your hands until you form a
   8-10 inch “snake”. Place “snakes” on an ungreased cookie sheet and
   pat into 2 rectanges about 2-3 inches wide and the width of the
   cookie sheet.
   
   Place 1 cup of water and 1/2C of margarine in a saucepan. Bring to a
   boil and remove from heat.Add 1T almond flavoring. Stir in 1C of
   flour. Add eggs, one at a time mixing until each one is mixed in
   well. Spread over pastry rectangles, smoothing the top.
   
   Bake at 400 degrees for 45 minutes. Allow to cool.
   
   Combine 1T margarine with confectioner’s sugar, 1T almond flavoring
   and enough warm water to make spreadable. Frost pastry and sprinkle
   with sliced almonds (lots!). Cut into slices.
  
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