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Patty's Almond Bars


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Serves | Prep Time 25 minutes | Cook Time 25 minutes

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


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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Notes

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!

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