Mini Almond Pastries

Mini Almond Pastries
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Mini pastries feature a sweet almond flavor for a special tea time treat.
45 min
Prep Time
3:10
Total Time
84 pastries

Ingredients

1/4 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/4 cup
powdered sugar
1 (3 1/2-ounce) tube (1/3 cup)
almond paste
2
large Land O Lakes® Eggs (yolks only)
2 teaspoons
freshly grated lemon zest
1/2 teaspoon
almond extract
1/4 cup
sugar
1 (17.3-ounce) package (2 sheets)
frozen puff pastry sheets, thawed

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients except1/4 cup sugar and puff pastry in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed; set aside.
  2. Sprinkle about 1 tablespoonsugar on surface of pastry cloth. Unfold 1 sheet puff pastry on sugared surface; sprinkle with about1 tablespoonsugar. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Heat oven to 400°F.
  5. 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.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 pastry)

Calories
40
Cholesterol
10mg
Carbohydrates
4g
Protein
1g
Fat
3g
Sodium
30mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

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