Almond Squares Recipe

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Almond Squares

Fredia Dillard

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@fdillard

I got this recipe from a friend who owns and runs a tea room in Alabama. It's super rich, but oh so good!


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Rating:

Serves:

10 to 20 people depending on how big the squares are

Prep:

40 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 stick
butter, softened
1 box
butter cake mix
3 medium
eggs (use large for an even richer taste)
1 box
powdered sugar
8 oz
cream cheese, softened
1 Tbsp
almond extract
3/4 c
sliced almonds

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees.
2
Melt the butter and mix with the dry cake mix and 1 egg.
3
Press the mixture into a 9" X 13" pan that has been sprayed with Pam or other spray oil. (Do NOT use the olive oil kind.)
4
In a mixing bowl, combine the powdered sugar, cream cheese, 2 eggs, and almond extract.
5
Pour this mixture on top of the cake mixture.
6
Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from the oven.
7
Sprinkle the sliced almonds on top and slightly press into the cake.
8
Bake for an additional 15 minutes.
9
Allow to cool before cutting into squares - if you can wait that long.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Southern