• Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cooking Time: 12 mins
  • Serves: 36

Italian Almond Cookies

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 Ingredients List

  • 6 oz. tube of almond paste
  • 2/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 large egg whites room temperature
  • pinch of salt
  • Slivered almonds for sprinkling


In a mixer place almond paste and blend on low until pea (or smaller) sized pieces form. Approx. 2 minutes
Add sugar slowly and blend on low until crumbs are smaller about 2 minutes
Add egg whites in three steps blending well after each addition
Mix on high speed for 4-5 minutes (set a timer, this step makes them fluffy after baking)
Fill a pastry bag with batter using a large round tip
Pipe cookies onto a parchment covered baking sheet.
Make them about 1 inch in size and place 1 inch apart.
Using a damp fingertip, smooth out the top.
Sprinkle with slivered almonds.
Bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown and edges begin to crack.
Cool completely on the cookie sheet.

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