Almond Horns

Recipe by Manami
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READY IN: 37mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Line cookie sheet with parchment or foil.
  • In a food processor combine almond paste and sugar.
  • Mix until the texture of fine crumbs.
  • Add egg white and flour, reserving yolk.
  • Mix until dough becomes smooth paste, it will be slightly sticky.
  • Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface.
  • With floured hands roll dough into a 12" log.
  • Divide into 12 equal pieces and roll into balls.
  • Roll balls between palms into 3" logs, slightly tapered at ends.
  • Spread almonds on a plate.
  • Beat reserved egg yolk with 2 tablespoons of water.
  • Dampen log with beaten yolk.
  • Roll each log in almonds until coated, bending into crescents.
  • Place crescents 2" apart on prepared cookie sheet and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • Bake 12-14 minutes or until light golden in color.
  • Cool baking sheet on wire rack for 5 minutes, and loosen crecents with a spatula.
  • Slide parchment off baking sheet and back onto wire rack to finishing cooling cookies.
  • Melt chocolate in double boiler or microwave.
  • Dip cookie ends into melted chocolate.
  • Place back on parchment until chocolate is dry.
  • Layer "Almond Horns" between sheets of wax paper in airtight container.
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