Almond paste is a key ingredient in marzipan and many other European-style candies and pastries. :)). I can see how these cookies would not only be beneficial, but so wonderful as a treat. I have never tried almond paste, though. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on October 28, 2015: You are bound to love eating these cookies judging from your comment about loving the flavor of almonds. egg white, vanilla extract, slivered almonds, almond paste, granulated sugar. Authentic Italian almond cookies don’t use flour in the recipe so they’re naturally gluten free. They were always in our school lunch boxes. Michelle Liew from Singapore on June 24, 2013: Now I must get back to baking. If the dough feels hard and is not coming together add the remaining egg white. Cool and store in an airtight container. ), By User:Thadius856 [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on February 27, 2015: If your hubby likes eating almond cookies he is bound to like these when and if you decide to make them. on July 11, 2013: Peggy - I voted up and all across except for funny. Fill and make sandwich cookies with filling of choice, like peach jam or strawberry preserves. Thanks for sharing. Put a few in a zip-lock bag to send home with guests -- if there are any left after desert! Marshmallow Almond Spritz Sandwich Cookies. I am sure that you will love them since you like almonds so much. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on September 15, 2015: These cookies are truly delicious! I'll bet that you do miss it! The dough should be soft but not too sticky. :) Thanks for your comment. I used Pam cooking spray. Hope you enjoyed your Thanksgiving together. Right? Thanks for your comment. Cotechino With Lentils - Italian New Year's Tradition, Pear Risotto {Super Creamy & Easy To Make}, Italian Frying Peppers – 3 Delicious Ways To Cook, Bechamel Sauce Recipe {Silky, Creamy, Lump Free}, Green Beans In Tomato Sauce {Italian Stewed Green Beans}. A few years ago a dady not far from here was taking out a lot of old almond trees and giving away the wood to anyone who would clear it away-- made really nice firewood. Roll it lightly on a … Lightly grease two baking sheets, or line with parchment. Italian Almond Paste Cookies. It mainly depends on your oven. Roll each cookie in confectioneers sugar. Happy to hear that you also enjoyed the videos as well as the photos. Thanks and pinning and sharing too. Preheat the oven to 325°F. I need to get a full sized oven! 1 1/2 c. flour. :)). Too bad that we cannot choose which hubs we would allow to be pinned, but it is all or nothing and I don't want to lose the copyrights on some of my photos by having them posted there. This almond paste recipe requires just four ingredients (one optional) and a food processor. Thanks as always for your complimentary words, comment, votes and the share. baking powder. Always nice hearing from you. These are even better the next day and are great with … I love almond cookies. In the bowl of a stand mixer, blend the almond paste, sugar, salt, and almond flour until the mixture is uniformly crumbly. Thanks for another delightful read. They have some great-sounding recipes inside the box, all of which use this rich tasting almond paste as an ingredient. Thelma Alberts from Germany and Philippines on February 26, 2015: This sounds good and I love almond cookies. It created a fabulous combination! Obviously it is a more intense almond taste and great texture. In fact, in Sicily these cookies are called paste di mandorla or pasticcini di mandorla. Almond paste gives food items such a distinctive and wonderful flavor! Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on April 27, 2013: So glad that we discovered this recipe in my mother-in-law's old recipe box. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on November 29, 2014: If you like almonds you are sure to really like these cookies. I just shut down my Facebook account after reading the following: Get your loved ones off facebook. Peg Cole from Northeast of Dallas, Texas on February 26, 2015: These cookies look delicious and using your Mother in Law's recipe is such a wonderful way to pay her tribute. You've provided great photos again, too. Cut in about ½ x ½  inch pieces. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on July 13, 2013: I should go through more of my mother-in-law's recipe cards and try some others. Instructions. During holiday season sure enough there will be a type of almond cookies on the cookie tray. It is tragic to be allergic to them! Thanks for the votes and shares. They contain vitamin E as well as some B vitamins and minerals. Enjoy! Nice that you were able to get that almond wood for your fireplace. Now I will be the first to tell you that eating almond paste cookie—despite the fact of them containing some healthful attributes—will never make the portion of the food pyramid that nutritionists espouse. Add the almond paste until incorporated. Stir in the almond extract. lol I love almonds and I will love these cookies. If I am not up to the mark, I am really going to ask a bag of these mouthwatering delectable cookies from you. The nuts, yes! If you have a kitchen scale you can check each piece by weight. Thanks for your comment. prasetio30 from malang-indonesia on March 09, 2013: I love your recipe, Peggy. Rachel L Alba from Every Day Cooking and Baking on October 28, 2015: Hi Peggy, I will have to look for almond paste because these cookies make me want to eat the picture. Or to just have with coffee. Better to be safe rather than sorry. As infrequently as I need this ingredient in my recipes, I think that I will simply purchase the tried and true Odense brand in the grocery store when needed. Make cookie dough: Cut, tear or grate paste and place in bowl with the paddle attachment of a stand mixer. I love almonds, and I use almond extract in some of my cookie recipes, because I like the taste it gives cookies. I know that he will be requesting more in the future. Jason Benedict from Boca Raton, Florida on August 10, 2013: Looks good Peggy, I love almonds and "easy to make" sounds right up my alley, lol. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on May 22, 2015: Enjoy these cookies with my blessings! Roasted Pears with Almond Paste and Brown Sugar Kevin Is Cooking. Nice to know that you enjoyed this hub and will be making the almond paste cookies. Today, I’ll be sharing with you another type of Italian almond cookie that originates in Sicily. :D Voted up, awesome, tweeted, pinned and shared! Bet you can't eat just one! Line Recipe Right Non-Stick Cookie Sheet with parchment paper. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on March 14, 2013: We also keep almonds as well as peanuts and pistachios in the house for snacks. Add whole egg, orange zest, and … Cheers :-). Thanks for your votes. Before I discovered that was the cause, I had headaches all of the time. They do not like overly humid conditions. Almond itself is very tasty and hope this is another wonder recipe of your mother. Hope you enjoy this! Up, beautiful, useful, interesting and sharing. Decorate with candied cherry halves, whole almonds. This recipe sounds very yummy and brings childhood memories back of when I lived in Italy. I double checked some of the many links and even Wikipedia confirms it. There might be other winners mixed among them! This looks like such a great recipe. 1/2 tsp. Next time I have the "baking itch" I will definitely try them! In a separate bowl beat egg whites with a whisk just until foamy. They look mouthwatering. I will give your recipe a try as I miss these types of cookies a lot. Read More. Thanks for sharing this with us! Blend in the flour a little at a time, until well combined and chunky. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on March 11, 2013: Yes...these would be great cookies to give as gifts. Thanks for the visit and well wishes on this cookie hub of mine. We surely intend to keep it. Thanks for your votes + the share. Almond paste is such a good flavor! Add the egg and beat well. Enjoy! Add powdered sugar mixture to almond paste mixture, beating until blended. Dust your hands with confectioners sugar and take a good chunk of the dough. Set aside on a dusted with confectioners sugar work surface or on a tray. The most famous Italian almond cookie, without a doubt is amaretti cookies. Thanks for your comment. As always, Angels are bringing blessings and hugs your way ps. You can Google that to find out why. Voted up. Combine powdered sugar, baking powder, and salt. baking soda. All that being said...this is a winner recipe! After that, add the grated zests of half lemon and half orange into the … Audrey Hunt from Idyllwild Ca. Enjoy! I only put 12 cookies on each normal-sized cookie sheet and it was perfect. It is so good! My hubby is certainly enjoying these cookies! After the cookies are out of the oven, let them rest for 30 to 60 seconds before removing from the cookie sheet to a wire rack for cooling. I usually have the slivered almonds and walnuts in the freezer for when I do some baking. This recipe sounds delicious -- I'll forward this to the family cook. There are many online recipes which will help one in making your own almond paste if desired. You can also simply pinch a cookie with your fingers twice to form an irregular shape – called pizzicotti. The video shows it nicely. The gigantic Central Valley of California where a good percentage of United States food is grown is just about perfect for the growing of these trees. The cookies look so good. Thomas Silvia from Massachusetts on March 08, 2013: Hi Peggy enjoyed reading this article and love this awesome recipe sounds and looks delicious ! I love the history that you started with before sharing your delectable recipe. If you have a kitchen scale you can check each piece by weight. According to their packaging, they have been in business since 1909, and it is "Made in Denmark using California Almonds.". I know...sometimes that food pyramid needs to be turned upside down for special moments. To prepare these super easy Greek almond biscuits, add the raw almonds and sugar in a food processor and blend until powdered. :). Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on February 28, 2015: Glad you like the sound of this almond cookie recipe and thanks for sharing it. I have one more recipe that I want to try someday that uses it as a prime ingredient. Am sure you will like this almond paste cookie recipe. They really make nice gifts and desserts for any special luncheon. How To Make almond paste cookies recipe First beat an egg white until frothy and white. Yeah, it is better to be safe than sorry when it comes to nut allergies. Cottage Cheese Kolacky. I miss them dearly, will have to try this almond cookie recipe! This is really a beautiful presentation. I would not care about food photos. Thanks for your comment. Overall, neat recipe. 3 oz Solo Pure Almond Paste 2 eggs 1 Tablespoon vanilla 2 1/2 Cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups chocolate chips plus lots more for when the come right out of the oven-i used combo semi sweet and dark 1. European Kolacky. Tirralan Watkins from Los Angeles, CA on July 11, 2013: Well, this is more than a cookie recipe hub. NOTE: Make sure to sift it before use to avoid any lumps. justmesuzanne from Texas on June 13, 2013: More great cookies! While cookies are drying, preheat oven to 300 degrees. Handwritten recipe card from my mother-in-law. In a mixing bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form. Bake in a preheated to 350F/ 175C oven for 15-20 minutes. I have many more of those hand written recipe cards. I love the aromatic smell of almond extract. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on August 29, 2014: You should be able to find almond paste. Divide batter into thirds and color one-third pink and flavor with raspberry flavoring; color one-third yellow and flavor with lemon flavoring; color one-third pale blue and flavor with vanilla. With an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. We froze some of them but of the ones in a lidded tin that I left out...he is helping himself to one or two a day. Next. I would imagine that it was a hardwood? on April 26, 2013: Loving almonds the way I do, I know these cookies are just waiting for me to whip up. It is hard to control yourself with these delicious and moist cookies. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on March 12, 2013: If you like the taste of almonds I am certain that you would really like the taste of these cookies. Perfect for so many things, not just eating. C E Clark from North Texas on March 09, 2013: I know these cookies will be so delicious! :). So glad that you like the look and sound of this cookie recipe. Shared and pinned. I love home-made's even more. The video below shows just how easy it is to accomplish making the milk. Gingerbread Almond Spritz Cookies. This handwritten recipe was recently discovered in my mother-in-law's old recipe box. peachy from Home Sweet Home on December 24, 2014: i don't have butter, can i use sunflower oil? Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on August 15, 2013: So glad that you liked this recipe and how it was presented. Girish puri from NCR , INDIA on March 12, 2013: I love almonds and this recipe sounds very delicious to me. Thanks for your comment. By Miansari66 (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. Sending angels to you on this fine day. Well done ! Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on March 21, 2013: Since you are a homemade cookie lover, you will surely like these almond paste cookies. Thanks for your comment and vote. SweetiePie from Southern California, USA on October 14, 2015: I love almonds, and I have enjoyed almond cookies. Italian Almond Cookies {Paste Di Mandrola}. Not to mention that almonds are so good for you. I love the hand written recipe card by your mother. We never tasted these cookies while she was alive. This looks interesting. Originating from the Mediterranean countries, these trees are now grown in many other parts of the world where suitable growing conditions are met. Dutch Banket. The brand that I used was Odense. 1/2 tsp. Enjoy these almond paste cookies with my blessings. Note: if almond paste is dry or hard, grate the almond paste and mix the dough in a food processor. Peggy, would the almond paste be in the refrigerated section? The cookies should start to get a light color on top and on the bottom. Thanks for your votes and comment. But for an aromatic and delicious sweet treat, these cookies are hard to beat for flavor. Make sure to sift it before use to avoid any lumps. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on March 08, 2013: Almonds are a good source of protein as you mentioned. It can be expensive to buy in stores but luckily it's easy to make at home. I was raised in Sicily as a child and there they use almond paste a lot for cookies. Place sliced almonds into a small bowl. Thanks for your comment. Instructions. Voting up and yummy! :)) Will look forward to reading your nut prescription hub. 1 egg, beaten. 8 ounces good almond paste ¼ cup flour 2 egg whites from extra large eggs Dash salt ½ cup granulated sugar ½ cup confectioners sugar 2/3 cup sliced almonds. Sometimes we have to do some cheating with even the best of diets. Voted up, useful and interesting. I almost always sift the dry ingredients together just to make sure that there are no lumps in the mixture so that it gets evenly distributed in the batter. I eat a handful of almonds every day for the health benefit. Voting this Up, Interesting and Useful. Almond Cookies Beckys Baking Delights. I hope that you will come back and report your taste test. Thanks for the recipe, Peggy. Thanks for your comment. 1 c. grated almond paste. Glad to know that you liked the sound of this almond paste cookie. I so love your hubs! Please see my disclosure policy for details. Drop by half rounded teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets. Almond cookies certainly are delicious in flavor. To make filling, knead together almond paste, corn syrup, powdered sugar, and orange blossom water until smooth, using a light dusting of powdered sugar to prevent the paste from sticking. Nut allergies can be serious. Voted up and pressing this buttons, except funny. Learn how to bake irresistible almond paste cookies just like my mother-in-law used to make. The only problem I would have with making these is that almonds give me a really bad headache that won't go away until the next morning (even if I take ibuprofen, which makes most of my headaches go away). Some follow the same recipe but have a different name depending of the region of Italy where they’re coming from, others differ in both name, ingredients and shape. Dust your hands with confectioners sugar and take a good chunk of the dough. :), Cookies in the kitchen are like diamonds in the sky :). Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Beat the butter and sugars. My husband recently finished the last one from the batch that I made. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on July 14, 2013: Am sure you will be successful in baking these almond paste cookies. :). It is surely a keeper! The photos of the almond cookies are fabulous. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on April 08, 2013: Almond paste makes for a very concentrated flavor. Almond cookies, also called almond paste cookies, are typical of Sicily and are very easy to prepare at home: just a few ingredients are needed to churn out chewy … Donna Hilbrandt from Upstate New York on March 08, 2013: I made some delicious almond cookies for gifts years ago, and then I lost the recipe. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on June 16, 2013: At least by pinning these almond paste cookies to your board, you will have access to the recipe when and if you get a larger oven. Thanks for your comment. Are you ready to indulge in some great-tasting cookies? Awesome hub with photos and videos. Thanks for your comment and votes. Thanks for the thought and intent and thanks for your comment. To that, you add granulated sugar, egg whites and salt. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on August 05, 2013: Susan Hazelton from Sunny Florida on August 04, 2013: I love almond cookies. My mom usually make almond cookies with different ingredient on Idul Fitri celebration. This recipe is a definite keeper! Chewy and sweet, these almond cookies are a great addition to your holiday cookie tray! Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on December 25, 2014: In this case I do not believe that sunflower oil would be a good substitute for the butter. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on June 25, 2013: Hope you enjoy this recipe when you get back to baking. Fold the almond mixture into the egg … Thanks for the vote up and the share. Cream the butter with the sugar and, when well mixed, beat in the eggs. Hope you give these good tasting cookies a try. I am pinning this one for future use. So glad you liked this! Thanks for the votes and the share. These almond paste cookies are simple to make and redolent with great almond flavor. In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine almond paste, flour, egg whites, and both sugars. :)). Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on May 13, 2015: That pastry shop in Italy sounds wonderful! Radhika Sreekanth from Mumbai,India on April 14, 2013: These almond cookies look very soft and yummy. Gradually add flour mixture until all is … Nyesha Pagnou MPH from USA on August 15, 2013: I love this type of cookie and have never made them myself. After 10 minute mark check on your cookies to adjust baking time. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on May 05, 2013: If you like almond flavoring...you will really like the ingredient of using almond paste! Thanks for your comment, votes and the sharing of this almond paste cookie recipe. Almonds are really so good for you too. Thanks! I've had a can of almond paste in my pantry for a long time-- but I think it's still good. Pignoli Cookies. She used to make another wonderful tasting pastry called Dutch Letters in which almond paste was used. Eating various types of nuts can be a healthful addition to one's diet. Thanks! Decorate with candied cherry halves, whole almonds or simply pinch a cookie with your fingers to form an irregular shape – called pizzicotti. So glad that you liked the history of where almonds are grown, etc. Voting this up, useful and interesting. Assembling the cookie ingredients together. Mix until almond paste is almond completely combined with butter. Break up the almond paste in smaller pieces and add to the egg white with sugar, salt, and almond … Kathryn from Windsor, Connecticut on March 08, 2013: The recipe looks great, the facts your provided are interesting, and I was surprised that almond milk could be made using almond paste! I think the photo of the handwritten recipe card is charming. Leftover pulp can be used for soothing skin treatments by adding a few other fragrant ingredients. Chocolate Almond Spritz Cookies. Add the egg whites (and the vanilla extract) and pulse, until the ingredients combine, forming a firm paste… I'll have to check and see if any of our stores carry almond paste. Great info and videos too :). Will have to make more soon for my hubby. Almond Paste Fruitcake Cookies. Central Valley of California (shown in green on California outline. It should be about an ounce or slightly over an ounce. Voted up, useful, pinning and sharing! They can be flavored and decorated in many different ways. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on March 19, 2013: You are in for a real flavor treat when you taste almond paste in baked goods. Glad to know that you liked this recipe. She must have gotten the recipe after my husband no longer lived with her because he doesn't remember eating them in her home when he was young. Thanks for the votes, pin and share. The hubby loves almond cookies. Dust your hands with confectioners sugar and take a good chunk of the dough. If you make the almond paste version, you use two full packets of the store-bought version or one full recipe of the homemade almond paste recipe. Petite Crescents. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on April 15, 2013: This almond paste cookie is from my mother-in-law's recipe box. It can also bring back happy memories as well as getting to taste those old tried and true recipes. I also learned much about almonds that I didn't know. You have a great library of recipes collected from your mother and mother-in law. This is an education! That made the hub even more special. Since you like almond paste you are sure to like these cookies. Thanks for your comment. Eat and enjoy them in moderation if you can control yourself! beingwell from Bangkok on March 21, 2013: Ok, I love cookies!! Almond flavored cookies are good anytime. Perhaps we will still have some almond paste cookies left the next time you come over here for a visit. Peggy Woods (author) from Houston, Texas on March 26, 2013: If you like good flavored thin cookies, then you are sure to like these almond paste cookies. I doubt that the cookies would hold their shape with just the oil. Thanks for writing and share with us. Patricia Scott from North Central Florida on November 27, 2014: These look so good and the house will smell divine while they bake. From the sound of it, it would be less expensive to make one's own almond paste if one uses it often enough in baking. Oil replaces butter for a super moist cookie! I love a good thin, crispy cookie! Have you written about the meaning of it? I have yet to do either, simply purchasing ours in the grocery stores. Hope you also had a great weekend! Pinch of salt. So glad you liked this. I have been slowly working my way through her collection of recipes as well as my mother's recipes to determine which of them we wish to keep. As far as being passionate about health...am sure that nutritionists would not tout eating too many cookies. Nice to know that you will be baking these almond paste cookies soon. Thanks for your comment and vote up. I am not familiar with Your Idul Fitri celebration. Stir in coconut. Nice that you are making your own almond milk and almond butter. Sheila Brown from Southern Oklahoma on March 26, 2013: Yummy! Combine almond paste, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and 2 egg whites in a large bowl; beat with a mixer until well blended. Thanks for your comment and the share. Aurelio Locsin from Orange County, CA on March 18, 2013: I'd never heard of almond paste before, which is odd, since almonds are one of my favorite nuts. Thank you for taking the time to say hey and let me know we are thought of. Additionally they have mostly monounsaturated fats which can potentially lower cholesterol among other good effects on the body. Italian Almond Cookies from Sicily, also called Paste di Mandorla. Form batter into small balls, press down with floured fork on ungreased cookie sheet. I have to try this. Great hub design and recipe idea. I bet that a candied cherry on top will make these cookies very similar to those I have eaten during my childhood. Guy’s Favorite Italian Almond Paste Cookies Makes 24 . on July 11, 2013: A wonderful recipe with useful photos. Bookmarking to add to my baking list for this Christmas. Roll it lightly on a work surface dusted with confectioners sugar. (Mine was quite soft, so I just dropped it in in hand-torn chunks.) 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