Christmas Tree Danish Pastries
I've been making these tender mini trees for nearly 40 years-and folks still keep asking for them! With almond filling, maraschino cherry "ornaments" and iced garlands, the flaky pastries taste...
Directions Sprinkle 1 tablespoon flour on a work surface; place butter on surface and sprinkle with 1 teaspoon flour. Press and roll out with a rolling pin. Scrape butter from rolling pin and...
- Yield: 14 servings
- Cooking time: 20 Min
- Publisher: Tasteofhome.com
- 4-3/4 cups all-purpose flour, divided
- 1 cup cold butter
- 3-1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast
- 1-1/4 cups warm milk (110° to 115°)
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ALMOND FILLING:
- 4 ounces almond paste
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 egg yolk, beaten
- 14 green candied cherries, quartered
- 14 red candied cherries, quartered
- 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
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