Pignoli Cookies

1
Thea Pappalardo

By
@Sassy01

I have tried many recipes for this cookie. This is the perfect one and is part of our Christmas cookie platter. (Borrowed photo)

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 7 oz
    almond paste, grated
  • 1/3 c
    sugar
  • 2
    egg whites
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    orange extract
  • 3 Tbsp
    flour
  • 1/2-3/4 c
    pignoli

How to Make Pignoli Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Position oven rack in top third of oven. Preheat to 325. Line cookie sheet with parchmant or foil and coat with Pam.
  2. Beat together almond paste, sugar and one egg white in medium bowl until smooth. Beat in second egg white, then extracts. Stir in flour until dough forms. (I have found it takes a little more than 3 Tbsp.)
  3. Drop by heaping teaspoon 2" apart on prepared sheet. Cover each cookie with pignoli.
  4. Bake in top third of oven until edges are golden, about 15 minutes. Cool cookies on sheet on a rack. Store in airtight container.

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About Pignoli Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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