Scandinavian Almond Bars

Almond flavors star in a tender, tasty little bite of Europe.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 48

Ingredients

1
roll Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
teaspoon almond extract
1
egg white
1
tablespoon water
1
cup sliced almonds
1/4
cup sugar
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 15x10x1-inch pan with shortening. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in cinnamon and almond extract until well blended. With floured fingers, press dough mixture evenly in bottom of pan to form crust.
  • 2 In small bowl, beat egg white and water until frothy. Brush over dough. Sprinkle evenly with almonds and sugar.
  • 3 Bake 17 to 22 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. For diamond-shaped bars, cut 5 straight parallel lines about 1 1/2 inches apart down length of pan; cut diagonal lines about 1 1/2 inches apart across straight lines.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    60
    (
    Calories from Fat
    25),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3g
    3%
    (Saturated Fat
    1/2g,
    1/2%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    30mg
    30%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    7g
    7%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    0g
    0%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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