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Almond Butter Melt-Aways

Servings: Makes 12 dozen (1 3/4 inch) cookies
4 oz. almond paste
3 cups confectioners' sugar
4 large eggs
2 cups (4 sticks) unsalted butter
5 3/4 cups cake flour

Heat oven to 375°F (190°C). Line cookie sheets with parchment paper. In large bowl, combine almond paste and sugar; beat well.

Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add butter; beat until light. Add flour; mix until smooth. With a Number 4 star tip, pipe onto paper-lined cookie sheet.

Bake at 375°F (190°C) for 6 to 8 minutes or until edges are light brown and centers are set. Do not overbake.

Makes 12 dozen (1 3/4 inch cookies).

Source: DianasDesserts.com
Date: October 22, 2002