Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 lb blanched almond, finely ground
  • 4 drops bitter almond extract
  • 34 cup sugar
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar


  1. Combine almonds, oil, sugars, and lightly beaten egg whites in medium bowl.
  2. Knead mixture until dough is firm.
  3. Moisten hands and form dough into 1" balls.
  4. Place balls on parchment covered baking sheet and bake at 250* for about 60 minutes, on bottom rack in oven.
  5. Place cookies on cooling rack and dust with powdered sugar while still warm.
Most Helpful

I just made this. Its really sweet and tastes amazing

Nthnbtagoodtime December 07, 2008

I made these for Christmas. They are heavenly. They are also called Italian Macaroons

Chef Lainie January 05, 2008