MARZAPAN (GERMAN CHRISTMAS CANDY)

MARZAPAN GERMAN CHRISTMAS CANDY

Ingredients

2 (8 ounce) cans Almond Paste

2 Large Egg Whites

2 to 4 tbsp Amaretto Almond Extract

4 to 6 cups Powdered Sugar

1 to 2 tbsp Cornstarch

2 (8 ounce) bars Hershey’s Special Dark Chocolate

5 squares Unsweetened Chocolate

Edible Decorations

Directions

In a large bowl, cut almond paste into chunks, add egg whites, 2 tablespoons amaretto, and 4 teaspoons almond extract.  Mix well.  Gradually add 4 cups powdered sugar (small amount at a time) to stiffen.  Add almond extract, amaretto, sugar and cornstarch until dough is stiff and tastes the way you like it.  Chill overnight, and then roll into balls.  Melt chocolates together over double boiler (or melt in microwave).  Dip balls in chocolate, place decoration on top and chill in refrigerator.

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