Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Almond Pine Nut Cookies

Almond Pine Nut Cookies

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From the kitchen of Allie Virgilian

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
15 minutes
28 cookies
Contains nuts, Good for parties/potlucks, Travels well


7 ounces almond paste (cut into small pieces)
1/3 cup sugar
2 egg whites
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 cup pine nuts


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

  2. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.

  3. Beat together almond paste, sugar, and 1 egg white in medium-size bowl until smooth.

  4. Beat in second egg white, then vanilla extract.

  5. Stir in flour until dough forms.

  6. Drop batter by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart on prepared sheets.

  7. Cover each cookie with pine nuts, about 1/2 teaspoon each.

  8. Bake in top third of oven until edges are golden, about 15 minutes.

  9. Cool cookies on sheet on cooling rack.


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mchjmh says:

this is good

11/11/2012 7:09:52 PM

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