1/2 - 1
almond extract or amaretto if wanted
place blanched almonds with a 1/2 cup of powdered sugar in food processor.
pulse until the almonds are ground up like gritty feeling.add the rest of the sugar and pulse again until mixed.
add beaten egg white ,butter,and (flavoring) is not needed. It is an option.
pulse ingredients together. if it is really sticky. add a bit more sugar and pulse until smooth.