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GRANDMA KAY'S PASTRY Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
SANDI ANDERSON
Added: Saturday, July 26, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup butter
1 cup flour
2 Tablespoon. cold water

1 cup water
1/2 cup butter
1 teaspoon. almond extract
1 cup flour
3 eggs

Directions:
Directions:
place 1/2 cup butter in bowl. cut in 1 cup flour until looks like corn meal. Add 2 Tblsp.water and mix with your hands until well blended.Divide in half and press onto strips on a cookie sheet.
Boil 1 cup water, 1/2 cup butter, add almond extract, and remove from heat. Add 1 cup flour all at once and beat until smooth and forms a ball in pan. Add eggs one at a time beating well after each egg. Spread over strips. Bake at 400 degrees for 45 minutes. Make a glaze of powder sugar and milk and drizzle over pastry when slightly cool . Sprinkle with slivered almonds.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a recipe from my long time friend, Donna Thompson's grandmother, Kay. She was a wonderful cook, and this recipe is still a favorite.

 

 

 

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