Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

Light delicious and so so simple. I got this recipe from an old cook book

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 12 lb finely chopped almonds
  • 10 drops almond extract
  • 1 tablespoon melted shortening


  1. Beat egg whites, add sugar gradually and beat constantly.
  2. Add almonds, flavoring, and shortening mix well.
  3. Drop by teaspoons on a wax paper lined baking sheet.
  4. Bake in slow oven (275 degrees F) For 30-40 minutes.


Most Helpful

i had to use more almonds to get it at a "droppable" consistancy. But these were just lovely. really really good. Beat the eggs until white, add sugar slowly until glossy and thick. Super easy and YUMMY made a second most egg white recipes...even better on a dry day!!! made a little thumbprint and filled it with raspberry jam...they dissapeared at the office with requests for more.

MSR May 09, 2009

These are sweet, light cookies that go well with coffee or tea. I found them very easy to make. Thank you for sharing this recipe with us.

mianbao December 31, 2004

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