Almond Peaches

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almond peaches

There are quite a few ways to make stuffed peaches. This almond filling is easy to prepare and tastes great. A nice, healthy summer dessert. They can be made in advance and reheated for serving.

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Ingredients

  • 4 peaches, halved and pitted
  • 6-ounces almond paste (about 1/2 cup)
  • 3 tablespoons hot water
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1½ teaspoons cold butter or margarine, cut into 8 pieces

Preparation

1. Heat oven to 400.

2. Put a baking sheet on a rack and then put the peaches on the baking sheet, skin-side down.

3. In a food processor, puree almond paste, water, and lemon juice. Spoon mixture into the centers of the peaches.

4. Top each mound of almond paste with a piece of the butter.

5. Bake in the lower third of the oven until peaches are tender and almond paste is golden brown, about 25 minutes.

6. Serve warm.