• 2/16 Nat'l Almond Day - 3

    From Dave Drum@1:3634/12 to All on Tue Feb 14 12:34:00 2023
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    Title: Almond Spice Cookies
    Categories: Cookies, Desserts, Snacks, Nuts
    Yield: 60 Servings

    1/2 c Butter; softened
    3/4 c Sugar
    1/4 c Egg substitute
    1/2 ts Almond extract
    1 1/4 c A-P flour
    1/4 ts (ea) ground cinnamon, nutmeg
    - cloves
    1/4 ts Baking powder
    1/2 c Chopped almonds

    In a bowl, cream butter and sugar; add egg substitute and
    extract. Combine dry ingredients; add to the creamed
    mixture. Stir in almonds. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls
    onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray.

    Bake at 350ºF/175ºC for 9-11 minutes or until edges are
    golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.

    Yield: 5 dozen.

    Calories 85, Fat 4g, Sodium 62 mg, Carbohydrate 10 g,
    Fiber 0g, Protein 1g

    From: http://www.diabeticconnect.com

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  • From Dave Drum@1:3634/12 to All on Thu Feb 15 18:00:00 2024
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    Title: Almond Dragées
    Categories: Five, Nuts, Candy, Chilies
    Yield: 1 Cup

    1/2 c Water
    1 c White sugar
    2 tb Chile powder *
    1 c Raw almonds

    * Use ground green jalapeno for green candies and ground
    red (ripe) jalapeno for red candies.

    In a wok, heat the water and sugar together. Allow the
    sugar to melt.

    Once the sugar has melted, add the chile and the almonds.
    Stir constantly. Allow the excess syrup to evaporate.

    Once all the almonds are evenly coated with syrup, pour
    them onto a baking tray lined with wax paper.

    Spread the almonds evenly on the tray, separating them
    sothey won't stick together.

    Set the oven at 120ºF/49ºC and insert the tray of almonds
    for roasting.

    Allow the almonds to roast for 30 minutes or until they
    are thoroughly dry.

    Remove the tray from the oven and allow the almonds to

    NOTE: If the coating colour isn't "intense" enough for
    your liking - a drops of food colouring added during the
    coating and stirring stage will work wonders. - UDD

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