Indiana Frangipane Bites

Kathie Carr


Indiana University uses the word Frangipane in its Alma Mater song. We never knew what it meant, just that it rhymed with Indiana.

According to Wikipedia frangipane is the Plumeria tree. It can also be a pastry filling made of or tasting of almonds.

So here's the cookie!


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15 Min


  • 1 stick
    softened butter
  • 1/2 c
  • 2
  • 1/3 c
    almond paste
  • 1/3 c
    cake flour
  • 12
    dried prunes, cut each one in half
  • ·
    sliced almonds
  • ·
    coarse sugar

How to Make Indiana Frangipane Bites


  1. Line 24 mini muffin cups withpaper liners. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Combine butter, 1/2 cup regular sugar, eggs, almon paste, and flour in food procesor and mix until smooth.
  3. Divide pastry mixture into lined muffin cups, filling 1/3 full. Press 1/2 a prune into each muffin cup. Sprinkle with sliced almonds and coarse sugar to taste.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes.

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About Indiana Frangipane Bites

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Desserts
Hashtags: #cookie, #pastry, #Almond

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