Southern Dutch Squares Recipe

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Southern Dutch Squares
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  1. Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add brown sugar, beating well. Add egg, anise extract, and almond extract, beating well.
  2. Combine flour and next 8 ingredients; stir well. Gradually add to butter mixture, beating at low speed until blended. Stir in chopped almonds.
  3. Divide dough in half. Shape 1 portion into a ball; knead 3 or 4 times until smooth. Roll dough into a 9-inch square on a lightly greased baking sheet. Cut dough into 36 (1 1⁄2-inch) squares. Press a whole almond into center of each square. Repeat procedure with remaining dough.
  4. Bake at 325° for 25 minutes. Cool slightly on baking sheet, and sprinkle with sugar while warm; remove to wire racks to cool completely. Break cookies apart, and store in airtight containers.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 3947.11 Kcal (16526 kJ)
Calories from fat 2010.82 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 223.42g 344%
Cholesterol 674.05mg 225%
Sodium 271.83mg 11%
Potassium 2748.49mg 58%
Total Carbs 451.61g 151%
Sugars 164.42g 658%
Dietary Fiber 21.89g 88%
Protein 58.74g 117%
Vitamin C 1.4mg 2%
Vitamin A 2.3mg 76%
Iron 18.3mg 102%
Calcium 1080.1mg 108%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 317.24 Kcal (1328 kJ)
Calories from fat 161.61 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.96g 344%
Cholesterol 54.17mg 225%
Sodium 21.85mg 11%
Potassium 220.9mg 58%
Total Carbs 36.3g 151%
Sugars 13.21g 658%
Dietary Fiber 1.76g 88%
Protein 4.72g 117%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 2%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 76%
Iron 1.5mg 102%
Calcium 86.8mg 108%

* 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

  • 96.8
  • 110

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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