Dutch Letters

Recipe by Theresa P
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READY IN: 24hrs 30mins
SERVES: 14
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Dough: Mix butter and flour.
  • Stir in water and mix to form dough.
  • Chill overnight.
  • Filling: Beat almond paste until smooth. Add eggs, sugar and vanilla; mix well.
  • Chill overnight.
  • Assembly: Divide dough and filling into 14 equal parts.
  • Roll 1 piece of dough into a 14x4&1/2-inch strip, then take 1 part of almond filling and spread it down the center of dough strip.
  • Lap one side of dough over the filling, then the other side and pinch seam shut from end to end.
  • Shape into an "S" shape and place on greased cookie sheet with seam on bottom.
  • Brush tops with beaten egg whites and sprinkle with sugar; prick with fork every 2-inches or so to allow steam to escape.
  • Repeat with rest of dough and filling.
  • Bake at 400°F for 30 minutes.
  • *These can be made and frozen before or after baking.
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