Chocolate Almond Slices

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Recipe by HeatherN

This is from A Taste of Thai website. They say, "Our testers thought this cookie was a delicious cross between a biscotti and a brownie. Either way it's the perfect balance of chocolate and almond. Great picnic packers or hostess gift."

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (7 ounce) box almond paste, grated
  • 34 cup sugar
  • 4 ounces butter, room temperature
  • 2 eggs, room temperature, divided
  • 12 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon almond liqueur (optional)
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 14 cup Dutch-processed cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 14 teaspoon cinnamon
  • sugar candy sprinkles (optional) or chocolate sprinkles (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Beat almond paste, sugar and butter until well combined. Add 1 egg, vanilla and almond liqueur. Beat until fluffy.
  4. Sift flour, cocoa, baking powder and cinnamon into almond mixture. Mix until dough comes together. Divide dough into 6 equal portions and roll into 3/4 inch thick logs, about 7 inches long.
  5. Transfer logs to cookie sheet and slightly flatten. Beat egg with 1 Tbsp water. Brush logs with egg wash and sprinkle with sugar of choice.
  6. Bake for 15-18 minutes. Place cookie sheet on wire rack to cool. Cut cookies into 1 inch wide diagonal slices while slightly warm. Keep in an airtight container for 3-5 days or freeze up to 3 months.

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