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Almond Cream Confections Recipe

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Lesa Postel
Added: Monday, September 12, 2005


1/4 c. sugar
2 T. cocoa
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 c. butter
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1 c. slivered almonds lightly toasted & chopped
1 3/4 c. vanilla wafer crumbs
1/2 c. flaked coconut
2 tsp. vanilla extract

Cream Frosting
1/3 c. butter
3 c. sifted powdered sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 to 2 1/2 T. milk

Combine first five ingredients in a heavy sauce pan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until butter melts and mixture begins to thicken. Remove from pan. Stir in vanilla, vanilla wafer crumbs, almonds and coconut. Press mixture firmly into an ungreased 9-inch square pan. Cover and chill.

Prepare cream frosting and spread evenly over mixture. Chill thoroughly and cut into 1 1/2-inch squares.




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