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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Honey adds a wonderful shine to these shortbread triangles topped with loads of almonds.
Heat oven to 350°F. Line 13x9-inch baking pan with aluminum foil, extending foil over edges. Spray foil with no-stick cooking spray; set aside.
Combine all crust ingredients in large bowl; beat at low speed until crumbly and dough starts to form. Press into prepared pan. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes or until light golden brown and set.
Meanwhile, combine all topping ingredients except almonds in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until mixture comes to a boil (5 to 6 minutes). Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until candy thermometer reaches 240°F. or small amount of mixture dropped into ice water forms a soft ball (4 to 5 minutes). Stir in almonds.
Spoon mixture evenly over partially baked crust. Continue baking for 12 to 15 minutes or until bubbly and almonds are golden brown. Cool completely. Remove from pan using foil ends; peel off foil. Cut into 24 squares. Cut each square in half diagonally.
Dietary Fiber: 1g
I like to try new recipes at Christmas.. Tried these cookies in 2012 , and we loved them sooooo much that I made them this past Christmas also.. This is one of my new favorites that I will be making every year now...YUM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I made this for a cookie exchange and my family loved them, these are requested. I have them in them all time time...There quick and easy to make I add a Tbsp of Milk to the dough to just to give it a little less of a bite...
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