|Chopped nuts Confectioners' sugar Glaze (below)|
Heat oven to 350. Cut 1/2 cup butter into 1 cup flour. Sprinkle 2 tbsp. water
over mixture; mix with fork. Round into ball; divide in half. On ungreased
baking sheet, pat each half into a strip, 12 by 3 inches. Strips should be
about 3 inches apart.
In medium saucepan, heat 1/2 cup butter & 1 cup water to rolling boil. Remove
from heat & quickly stir in almond extract & 1 cup flour. Stir vigorously
over low heat until mixture forms a ball, about 1 minute. Remove from heat.
Beat in eggs, all at one time, until smooth. Divide in half; spread each
half evenly over strips, covering completely. Bake about 60 minutes or
until topping is crisp & brown. Cool. Frost with Confectioners' sugar Glaze
& sprinkle generously with nuts. 10 to 12 servings
CONFECTIONERS' sugar GLAZE
Mix 1 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar, 2 tbsp. butter,(softened), 1 to 1 1/2
tsp. almond extract or 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla & 1 to 2 tbsp. Warm water until