Almond Squares

Almond Squares Recipe

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Fredia Dillard


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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10 to 20 people depending on how big the squares are
40 Min
45 Min


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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

How to Make Almond Squares


  • 1Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees.
  • 2Melt the butter and mix with the dry cake mix and 1 egg.
  • 3Press 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.)
  • 4In a mixing bowl, combine the powdered sugar, cream cheese, 2 eggs, and almond extract.
  • 5Pour this mixture on top of the cake mixture.
  • 6Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from the oven.
  • 7Sprinkle the sliced almonds on top and slightly press into the cake.
  • 8Bake for an additional 15 minutes.
  • 9Allow to cool before cutting into squares - if you can wait that long.

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About Almond Squares

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

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