Financiers

Franciers
   
  Ingredients:
   
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¾ cup Mina's Purely Divine All-Purpose Baking Mix
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½ tsp. salt
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½ tsp. baking powder
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2 cups almond meal
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1 cup confectioners sugar, packed
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½ cup cold butter, cut in pieces
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⅓ cup honey or agave
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6 egg whites
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½ tsp. almond extract
   
   
  Preparation:
   
  Oil or spray baking pans
  Preheat oven to 350°F
  In sauce pan heat butter over low heat, whisking frequently until golden brown - About 6-7 minutes
  Add honey and whisk to combine, remove from heat
  In mixer bowl combine mix, almond meal, confectioners sugar and salt on low speed
  Add egg whites one at a time until just combined, scrape down sides
  While still running add butter honey mixture in slow stream
  Raise to high and beat for 1 more minute
  Fill prepared pans half full
  Bake, rotating pans once halfway through until edges are golden brown 15-20 minutes
  Let cool slightly and transfer to racks to cool
   
   
  Yields: 16 Financiers