Swedish Kringle

1 c. flour
1/2 c. butter
1 Tbsp. water

Mix like pie crust. Pat on cookie sheet in two strips.

1 c. water
1/2 c. butter
1 c. flour
3 eggs
1/2 tsp. almond extract

Add water to butter and heat to boiling. Add flour and stir until smooth. Cool slightly. Stir in one egg at a time and beat well. Add almond extract and spread on first mixture. Bake at 400ยบ for 45 minutes. Cool and frost (see recipe below).

1 c. powdered sugar
1 Tbsp. butter
1/2 tsp. almond extract
Cream (add enough for spreading consistency)

To make it look festive, add cherries on the top.

Recipe Submitted by Lucille Moore, Melrose, MN

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