Chinese Almond Brownies

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READY IN: 35mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    cups vanilla wafer crumbs
  • 1
    cup ground blanched raw almonds
  • 1
    (14 ounce) can condensed milk
  • 1
    teaspoon almond extract
  • 1
    egg yolk, beaten, with
  • 1 12
    teaspoons water
  • 20
    whole blanched almonds
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Lightly grease a 9 inch square pan with butter.
  • In a medium sized bowl stir the vanilla wafer crumbs and ground almonds.
  • Stir in condensed milk and almond extract until mixture is moistened.
  • Spread batter evenly in pan.
  • Brush top of batter with some of the egg yolk mixture.
  • Press whole blanched almonds onto top making 4 by 5 rows, spacing evenly.
  • Brush surface with remaining egg yolk wash.
  • Bake brownies for about 25 minutes.
  • Cool completely in pan.
  • Cut brownies leaving a whole blanched almond in the middle of each brownies.
  • Remove brownies carefully with spatula.
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