• 1-1/2 pounds of almond paste (broken into little pieces)
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 cups of pine nuts


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Mix the almond paste, sugars, and egg whites on low until well blended. Mix for an additional 2 minutes. Roll into 1" balls then dip into the nuts. (Wet your hands to avoid sticking.) Place 2 inches a[art on a cookie sheet that has been lined with parchment paper or wax paper. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden on sides. Remove from paper from the pan and let the cookies cool on paper. When cooled, peel off the paper.

Makes about 3 dozen cookies.

Print this recipe

Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: My files
Submitted By: Marlen
Pignoli - Italian Pine Nut Cookies