Orange-almond Lace Cookies

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Bev I Am

The egg makes these a little less delicate (and less likely to break) than traditional lace cookies. Arrange them in a decorative box or tin lined with festive tissue paper, then secure the package with a fancy bow. From Bon Appetit

Top Review by 980780

*Very* tasty cookies! I've made them a few times already! I've noticed that they tend to be oily, increased the sugar to 1 cup and the flour to 1/4 cup. I also experimented with cooking them "bar" style (I'm impatient), which worked well for me! You have to keep an eye on these little guys- they brown quickly!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. Line large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Stir 3/4 cup butter in heavy medium saucepan over medium-low heat until melted.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Stir in nuts, sugar, flour, orange peel and salt; then stir in egg.
  6. Drop some batter by generous tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheet, spacing 3 inches apart (cookies will spread).
  7. Bake cookies until lacy and golden brown, about 15 minutes.
  8. Gently slide parchment paper with cookies onto rack; cool completely.
  9. Transfer cookies to paper towels.
  10. Repeat with remaining batter, lining cooled baking sheet with clean parchment for each batch.
  11. (Can be made ahead. Store between sheets of waxed paper in airtight container at room temperature up to 1 week or freeze up to 1 month.).

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