Maids of Honor Recipe

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  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. You will need ungreased mini-muffin tins to make 24 cookies.
  3. Combine 1 cup flour and 1 tablespoon sugar; cut in the 1/4 cup butter until the texture of small crumbs.
  4. Sprinkle the milk, one tablespoon at a time, over the dough until it is moistened and can be formed into a ball.
  5. On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough out to 1/8 inch thickness.
  6. And cut into 2 to 3 circles using a cookie cutter.
  7. Press the circles into the bottom and up the sides of ungreased mini muffin cups and set aside.
  8. In a medium bowl, cream together the 2 tablespoons butter, 3/4 cup sugar and 1 tablespoon flour.
  9. Beat in the eggs and sherry, then stir in the ground almonds.
  10. Place 1/4 teaspoon of jam into the bottom of each of the lined cups, and cover each with 1 tablespoon of the almond mixture.
  11. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes until the tops are lightly browned.
  12. Allow to cool slightly before removing from muffin tins to cool on wire racks.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 109.32 Kcal (458 kJ)
Calories from fat 52 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.78g 9%
Cholesterol 21.74mg 7%
Sodium 11.23mg 0%
Potassium 45.89mg 1%
Total Carbs 12.79g 4%
Sugars 7.16g 29%
Dietary Fiber 0.62g 2%
Protein 2.22g 4%
Iron 0.3mg 1%
Calcium 17.7mg 2%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 375.7 Kcal (1573 kJ)
Calories from fat 178.71 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19.86g 9%
Cholesterol 74.7mg 7%
Sodium 38.58mg 0%
Potassium 157.72mg 1%
Total Carbs 43.97g 4%
Sugars 24.61g 29%
Dietary Fiber 2.14g 2%
Protein 7.62g 4%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 1%
Iron 0.9mg 1%
Calcium 60.7mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 2.5
  • 3

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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