Easy Pignoli Cookies

READY IN: 44mins
Recipe by Valerie in Florida

A Classic Italian Cookie

Top Review by Lalaloob

I absolutely LOVE pignoli cookies. Thank you for sharing and I will make some this weekend. GREAT!! Lolly

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or foil.
  2. Combine grated almond paste, granulated and powdered sugars in bowl. Beat on low with electric mixer until texture of small crumbs.
  3. Add egg whites and vanilla. Beat on high for 3 minutes or until the consistency of a smooth paste.
  4. Add flour and salt. Mix until just combined. Cover and refrigerate for one hour.
  5. Add pine nuts to a shallow bowl. Drop batter one teaspoon at a time into nuts. With slightly dampened fingertips, quickly lift and flip batter "no-nuts" side down onto a cookie sheet.
  6. Bake 14-16 minutes or until light golden. Gently slide parchment paper off pans onto wire racks. When cookes are completely cooled, remove from parchment. Store cookies in airtight containers between wax paper.

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