Kristina’s Kringle

Ingredients

Bar

1 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 cup butter

1-2 T water

Topping

1 cup water

1/2 cup butter

1 cup flour

3 eggs

1 t almond extract

Frosting

4 ounces cream cheese room temperature

1/2 cup powdered sugar

2-4 T milk

1 t almond extract

1/2 cup sliced almonds sliced

Directions

OVEN 350º Parchment covered quarter cookie sheet or standard cookie sheet with parchment paper.

Bar

In medium bowl cut butter into flour using pastry cutter or forks. Add water by the tablespoon until dough comes together. Pat dough out in quarter cookie sheet or 8 by 16 inch rectangle using standard cookie sheet.

Topping

Add 1 cup water and 1/2 cup butter in sauce pan and bring to boil. Add 1 cup flour over low heat until a smooth ball forms. Remove from heat and add in eggs one at a time mixing  vigorously. Add in almond extract and combine. Spread on bar mixture. Bake for 50 – 60  minutes until golden brown. Cool and frost with glaze.

Glaze

In small bowl add cream cheese, powder sugar, almond extract, and 2 T milk. Beat until smooth with electric mixer. If too thick add additional milk. Drizzle on bars and sprinkle with almond slices. Cut and serve

Note: My Mom’s take to work treat. The nurses all liked it and asked her for seconds. My Grandmother gave this recipe to her. My Grandmother made this recipe for as long as I can remember. I have no idea where she got this recipe. I do not know who Kristina was?

 

 

 

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