Almond Cookies
Author: Kitchens
  • 1 1/2 pounds blanched almonds
  • 2 1/2 Cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 5 egg whites; lightly beaten
  1. Grind almonds in food processor fitted with metal blade just until finely ground. Add sugar and vanilla extract and grind to powder. with motor running, add egg whites and process until mixture forms single mass. Dough will be very sticky.
  2. Moisten your hands with water to keep dough from sticking. Break off piece of dough about size of small walnut and roll into ball. Place at least 1 inch apart on baking sheet lined with parchment or wax paper. Bake at 350 degrees until lightly browned on top, about 15 minutes. Very carefully, remove from paper immediately to cooling rack.
This recipe yields 5 dozen cookies.

Each cookie: 100 calories; 5 mg sodium; 0cholesterol; 6 grams fat; 10 grams carbohydrates; 3 grams protein; 0.26 gram fiber
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