• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 45 min
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  • Summary

    Almond Shortbread Bars ~ melt in your mouth shortbread infused with a homemade almond paste, and topped with a to-die-for sweet almond glaze.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup or 227 grams butter, at room temperature
    • 3/4 cup or 166 grams granulated sugar
    • 1/2 cup or 128 grams almond paste, at room temperature
    • 1 large egg, at room temperature
    • 1 tsp almond extract
    • 2 cups or 295 grams all purpose flour
    • 1/2 cup or 114 grams, unsalted butter
    • 1/4 cup or 60 grams heavy cream
    • 2 and 1/2 to 3 cups or 300 to 375 grams confectioner's sugar, sifted
    • 1/2 cup or 55 grams sliced almonds

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 20
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 328 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 18 g 27.64%
    • Saturated Fat: 10 g 48.25%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 40 mg 13.34%
    • Sodium: 75 mg 3.14%
    • Calcium: 23 mg 2.29%
    • Potassium: 38 mg 1.08%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.21%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 40 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.77%
    • Sugar: 30 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 9.4%
    • Vitamin C 0.03%
    • Vitamin D 0.47%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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