Bonket (Dutch Almond Pastry)

Recipe by Recipe Junkie
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READY IN: 45mins
YIELD: 24-36 bars
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Crust:
  • Cream butter and sugar; stir in egg and vanilla.
  • Add flour and salt.
  • Press into 9x13" pan.
  • Almond Layer:
  • Beat eggs with sugar; add butter, almond paste and flavoring.
  • Mix until as smooth as possible. (Almond paste is difficult to break down.).
  • Pour over bottom layer.
  • Sprinkle with chopped nuts.
  • Bake about 25 minutes at 325 until firm and slightly browned.
  • Topping:
  • Sift sugar and mix in salt.
  • Add just enough water to thin to a pourable consistency.
  • Drizzle topping over bonket while still hot.
  • Cool completely before cutting into squares.
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