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       Title: MARZIPAN FRUITS
  Categories: Candies
       Yield: 2 Servings
  
       2    Egg whites
       2 c  Almond paste
            -confectioners' sugar
            -food coloring
            -cocoa
  
   Whip egg whites until stiff. Add almond paste and enough
   confectioners'sugar to make mixture easy to shape. Form into small pears,
   apples, cherries, and other fruits. Brush some very lightly with food
   coloring. Roll others in cocoa. Wrap and store in cool place until wanted.
   
   “Usually texture and flavor are better in marzipan when paste is mixed with
   an equal amount of freshly made White Fondant.”
   
   Pecan Twins: Put 2 large pecan halves together with small amount of colored
   marzipan.
   
   Marzipan Stuffed Dates: Remove pits from large dried dates. If very sticky,
   rinse dates in cold water and let them dry. Fill with marzipan mixed with
   fondant.
   
   Source: Amy Vanderbilt’s Complete Cookbook, 1961 edition
   
   From The Cookie-Lady’s Files
  
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