Shaped Almond Biscuits

    40 minutes

    This is an old Swedish recipe called sandbakelser biscuits. They are normally made in fancy biscuit moulds.

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    Serves: 18 

    • 1/3 cup (45g) blanched almonds
    • 4 raw almonds
    • 170g butter
    • 3/4 cup (150g) white sugar
    • 1 egg white
    • 1 3/4 cups (220g) plain flour

    Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Finely grind the almonds in a food processor.
    2. In a medium bowl, cream the butter and sugar together. Mix in ground almonds and egg white. Stir in the flour. Roll dough into 3cm balls and press into biscuit moulds. Place moulds on a baking tray and bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Cool slightly before removing from moulds. Gently tapping the moulds on the counter will help to loosen the biscuits.

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    I am 1/2 Svenska and want to find recipes to keep my heritage alive. These seem to fit the bill. I did some searches and I found a site to buy the tins ( or you should do a search on eBay for "tart tins": Enjoy!  -  18 Feb 2008  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    these are really great.Where can I buy the forms? Anywhere in greater Toronto or even Woodbridge area would be very helpful. I really enjoyed these form my sister in law but she does'nt know where to buy the forms. Hers are very old may-be 15 years.  -  29 Oct 2006  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)