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Almond Heart Napoleons

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1 pk (17.25-oz) frozen puff
  • -pastry sheets
  • 1 1/4 c Cold Half-and-Half or milk
  • 2 tb Almond liqueur
  • 1 pk (4-serving size) Jell-O
  • -instant pudding and pie
  • -filling; French vanilla or
  • -vanilla flavor
  • 1/2 c Confectioners sugar
  • 2 ts (about) hot water
  • 1 Square Baker's semi-sweet
  • -chocolate; melted


THAW puff pastry as directed on package. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Unfold pastry. Using 2-inch heart-shaped cookie cutter, cut each sheet into
12 hearts. Bake on ungreased baking sheets for 20 minutes or until golden.
Remove from baking sheets. Cool on racks. When pastry is completely cooled,
split each heart horizontally in half.

POUR half and half and liqueur into small bowl. Add pudding mix. Beat
with wire whisk until well blended, 1 to 2 minutes. Chill 10 minutes.

SPREAD about 1 tablespoon of the pudding mixture onto bottom half of each
pastry; top with remaining pastry half.

STIR together confectioners sugar and hot water in small bowl to make thin
glaze. Spread opver hearts. (If glaze becomes too thick, add more hot water
until glaze is ot desired consistency.) Before glaze dries, drizzle
chocolate on top to form thin lines. Draw wooden pick through chocolate to
make design. Chill until ready to serve.

NOTE: 1/2 teaspoon almond extract may be substituted for 2 tablespooops
almond liqueur.

NOTE: Pastry may be cut and baked 1 day ahead. Assemble recipe no more
than 6 hours before serving.

MAKES 2 dozen pastries, Prep time: 30 minutes, Baking time: 20 minutes

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