Almendrados (Flourless Almond Cookies)

Almendrados (Flourless Almond Cookies)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

Yield : 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups blanched almonds
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 4 tsps lemon rind (grated)
  • 1 dash salt
  • egg
  • cooking spray
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 24 whole blanched almonds

Directions to make Almendrados (Flourless Almond Cookies)

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. 2. Place 2 cups almonds in a food processor; process until finely ground. Add sugar, lemon rind, salt, and egg; pulse 10 times or until dough forms a ball.
  3. 3. Shape dough into 24 balls, about 1 tablespoon each. Place 1 inch apart on baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle evenly with cinnamon. Gently press one whole almond into the center of each dough ball. Bake at 350° for 16 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool 5 minutes on pans. Remove from pans; cool on wire racks.