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Jan Hagels

Jan Hagels Recipe

Deliciously Dutch


1 cup butter, softened

1 cup granulated sugar

1 egg yolk

2 cups sifted flour

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1 egg white

1 teaspoon water

8 ounces sliced almonds


Pre-heat oven to 325 F.
Beat together butter, sugar and egg yolk with an electric
until light and fluffy.
Stir in flour and cinnamon. Separate dough into 3 portions
and spead
thinly over 3 small baking sheets (or 2 larger ones).
Beat egg white and water
in a small
bowl until frothy. Spread over dough. Arrange the almonds in a mosaic pattern
on top.

Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and slice
diamond shapes while hot.
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