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                        Almond Crescent (Mandelhorn)
 
 Recipe By     : Family Circle Magazine February 1974
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes And Baked Desserts         Pastries
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2                Danish Pastry Dough -- see recipe
                         Almond Danish Filling:
    4      ounces        almond paste
    4      tablespoons   butter -- softened
   14      cups          sugar
                         For Finishing:
                         slightly beaten egg
                         sugar
                         sliced almonds
 
 Filling: Beat almond paste, butter, and sugar in a small bowl until
 smooth and well blended.
 
 Roll pastry on floured surface to 2 20 x 15 rectangles. Trim edges
 evenly. With a sharp knife cut into 12 5 squares. Spoon filling onto
 one corner of each square, dividing  evenly.Starting with filled corner,
 roll square up to the diagonally opposite corner.  Place point side down
 2 apart on cooky sheet.  Curve into crescent shape. Let rise in a warm
 place until doubled in volume, about 30 minutes. Brush with egg;
 sprinlke with sugar and almonds. Place in hot oven (400°f) lower heat
 immediately to 350°f, then bake 20 to 25 minutes or until puffed and
 golden. Remove to wire rack; cool.
 
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