The ratio of almonds to sugar plays a most important role in the quality of almond paste. The American Almond brand contains 65% select grade almonds. This premium quality Almond Paste is the foundation upon which our company is built and provides the best value. A smooth paste prepared from a finely-ground blend of blanched almonds and sugar. Used in cookies cakes and pastry recipes. Have a taste for something sweet and rich, with that irresistible almond-y flavor everybody craves? We've got the answer: pure, American Almond Paste.