Almond Puff Pastries

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Servs: 18   Prep:   Cook:

"My husband comes from a family of almond growers, so I use almonds often in my baking. These puff pastries have a crisp topping and creamy filling. --Barbara Harrison, Monte Sereno, California"

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  • add   1 cup sliced almonds
  • add   confectioners' sugar
  • add   1 cup sugar
  • add   1 egg, separated
  • add   2 cups whipping cream, whipped
  • add   1 tablespoon water
  • add   1 (17.3 ounce) package frozen puff pastry, thawed


  1. Unfold pastry sheets onto a lightly floured surface. Cut each sheet into nine 3-in. squares. Place 1 in. apart on greased baking sheets. In a small bowl, beat egg yolk and water; brush over pastry squares. In another bowl, beat egg white; add almonds and sugar. Spread over each square. Bake at 375 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until well puffed and browned. Cool completely on wire racks.
  2. Split pastries in half horizontally. Fill with whipped cream; replace tops. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar. Serve immediately.

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