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[The Cookie Elf File] Recipe of the Week: Almond Shortbread Bars
January 06, 2014
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Cookie Recipe of the Week:
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A variation of classic shortbread recipe, Almond Shortbread Bars follows the time-honored ratio for this cookie’s traditional three key ingredients: one part sugar, two parts butter, and three parts white flour. In this version, a shortbread crust is topped with a yummy syrup and nut layer flavored with almonds.
Almond Shortbread Bars
Prep time: 15-20 minutes
Bake time: 30 minutes, divided
Cool time: 60+ minutes
Makes about 25 squares
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