Pignoli Amaretti (pine Nut Cookies)

READY IN: 45mins
YIELD: 50 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Break up almond paste into pebble-like pieces Combine almond paste, sugar, confectioner's sugar and egg whites in electric mixer on low speed until blended.
  • Increase speed to medium and continue mixing for 2 minutes.
  • The dough should be sticky now.
  • Keep a bowl of water near by to dip your fingers in before rolling each cookie.
  • This will keep the dough from sticking to your fingers.
  • Roll dough into one inch balls Roll balls around in Pine Nuts Place 2 inches apart on cookie sheet lined with parchment or Silpat Lightly flatten each cookie Bake for 15-20 minutes Allow to cool completely before removing from parchment with a metal spatula.
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