Almond cookies

Almond cookies

Αccent: 
Amigdalota
Title in Greek: 
Αμυγδαλωτά
Recipes Categories: 
Almond cookies
Preparation Time: 
20 minutes
Serves: 
25
Ingredients: 

1lb shelled almonds
Half cup fine bread crumbs
3 egg whites
1lb icing sugar
Rosewater
Cloves
1 cup sugar
 

Cooking Time: 
15 minutes
Cooking Directions: 

- Grind the almonds to a powder in a electric blender.
- Add to the sugar the bread crumbs, the lightly beaten egg-whites and three spoonfuls of rosewater and mix to form smooth dough.
- Using your hands, shape pieces of the dough into pear-shapes and place a clove at the narrow end to look like a stalk.
- Place in a buttered baking dish with a fair space between each one and bake in the oven at 350oF for about 15 minutes, until golden.
- When slightly cooled, dip them quickly in the rosewater and roll in icing sugar.
 

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