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Almond Combs

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 Recipe basic puff pastry
  • 1 Egg; beaten
  • 1/2 c Ground almonds
  • 2 tb Sugar
  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 1 ts Water
  • 3/4 c Sifted powdered sugar
  • 1 ts Milk; up to 2


Roll pastry to a 12-inch square. Cut pastry into 4-inch squares.

Combine 1 egg, almonds, and 2 tablespoons sugar. Spoon about 1 tablespoon
almond mixture in a strip down center of each square. Combine egg yolk and
water; brush one side of each square with yolk mixture. Fold over opposite
side, and press gently to seal. Make even 1-inch cuts along sealed edge,
about 1/4 inch apart; spread to form a comb. Place pastries on an ungreased
baking sheet. Brush remaining egg yolk mixture over pastries. Freeze 10
minutes. Bake at 425°F for 15 minutes or until puffed and golden brown.
Transfer to a wire rack.

Combine powdered sugar and milk; drizzle mixture over hot pastries.

Yield: 9 servings.

Note: One-half (17 1/4-ounce) package frozen puff pastry may be substituted
for 1/2 recipe Basic Puff Pastry.

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