Pignoli Cookies
  • 12 ounces almond paste
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1½ cups pine nuts
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line 2 cookie sheets with PARCHMENT.
  2. Mix almond paste and granulated sugar in food processor until smooth.
  3. Add confectioners’ sugar and 2 egg whites; process until smooth.
  4. Whisk remaining 2 egg whites in small bowl.
  5. Place pine nuts on shallow plate.
  6. With lightly floured hands roll dough into 1 inch balls.
  7. Coat balls in egg whites, shaking off excess, then roll in pine nuts, pressing lightly to stick.
  8. Arrange balls on cookie sheets, and flatten slightly to form a 1½ inch round.
  9. Bake 15 to 18 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly browned.
  10. Let stand on cookie sheet 1 minute. Transfer to wire rack to cool.
Recipe by Hugs and Cookies XOXO at https://hugsandcookiesxoxo.com/pignoli-cookies/