---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.01
  
       Title: Marzipan Bars
  Categories: Cookies, Bars
       Yield: 36 bars
 
 ----------------------------------FILLING----------------------------------
       2 c  C and H Powdered Sugar
            -- unsifted
   1 1/2 c  Blanched almonds, ground
            -- (2 cups)
       1    Egg white
       2 tb Water
 
 -----------------------------------CRUST-----------------------------------
       2 c  All-purpose flour
       2 ts Baking powder
     1/2 c  C and H Powdered Sugar
            -- unsifted
       1 c  Butter or margarine
     1/2 ts Vanilla
       1    Egg
  
   Filling: Combine sugar and ground almonds and mix thoroughly.  Add egg
   white and mix.  Stir in water to thick consistency.  Set aside.
   
   Crust: Combine flour, baking powder and sugar.  Cut butter into flour
   mixture with pastry blender until evenly distributed.  Mix vanilla with
   egg; stir into flour mixture.  Set aside 3/4 cup dough.  Press remaining
   dough evenly into 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan.  Spread marzipan over dough.  Form
   remaining dough into 1/2-inch strips and arrange in large lattice pattern
   over filling.  Bake in 350-degree oven 35 minutes.  Cool completely before
   cutting into 36 bars (about 2-inches by 1-1/2-inches).
   
   Reprinted with permission from:
   Powdered Sugar Cookies from the C and H Sugar Kitchen
   by Jean Porter
   Electronic format by Karen Mintzias
  
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