PATTY'S ALMOND BARS

 

  • Cooking Time: 25 minutes
  • Servings:
  • Preparation Time: 25 minutes

Backstory

These are my absolute favorite cookie. My mother and my aunt Patty make dozens of cookies for trays at Christmas, like every good Italian lady! I snatch all of these from the trays and leave the rest!

Ingredients

  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1 c. brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 c. vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbls. cold water
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 1/2 c. flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 10 oz. slivered almonds
  • 6 oz. chopped almonds

Directions

  • Beat first 5 ingredients, set aside
  • Sift cinnamon, flour, and, powder.
  • Mix both batches together by hand and fold in almonds.
  • Make 3 small loaves and place each on a greased baking sheet
  • Mix 2 tsp. water and one egg white and rub over top of loaves, sprinkle with sugar
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes
  • Cool for about 10 minutes and slice into 1/2 inch pieces.
  • *You can make the loaves ahead and keep refrigerated for two days!

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