Becky has spent her entire career cooking and baking, which are also her favorite hobbies outside of work. For her, time spent in the kitchen not only relieves stress, but is lots of fun as well. Becky’s love for baking began as a child, standing on a chair next her mom, adding ingredients and mixing up dough.
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Mini pastries feature a sweet almond flavor for a special tea time treat.
Combine all ingredients
1/4 cup sugar and puff pastry in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed; set aside.
sugar on surface of pastry cloth. Unfold
1 sheet puff pastry on sugared surface; sprinkle with about
sugar. Roll puff pastry sheet to 12-inch square. Cut square into 2 (12x6-inch) rectangles. Spread 1/4
(about 3 tablespoons) almond paste mixture onto each rectangle.
Fold 1/2 inch of both 12-inch sides in toward center of pastry, working with 1 (12x6-inch) rectangle at a time. Continue folding both 12-inch sides, 1/2 inch at a time, until 12-inch sides meet in center. Fold one 12-inch side on top of other 12-inch side; tightly press layers together. Repeat with remaining 12x6-inch rectangle. Repeat with remaining sheet of pastry. Wrap each pastry roll in plastic food wrap; refrigerate at least 2 hours.
Heat oven to 400°F.
Cut pastry rolls into 1/2-inch slices. Place slices 2 inches apart onto greased or parchment-lined baking sheets. Bake 7-11 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately remove from baking sheets.
Dietary Fiber: 0g
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Once the temperature drops a few degrees, I’m in full-on fall foods mode. Pumpkin bars, apple crisp, cranberry bread…you name it, I’m making it. However, most of it revolves around sweets. Why doesn’t dinner get a fair chance?
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