Almond Cookies

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Yield: 40 cookies; #40 scoop

For the Almond Cookies:

Ingredients

  • 454g            American Almond® almond paste
  • 340g            Granulated sugar
  • 85g              Egg Whites
  • 29g              Egg Yolks
  • As needed American Almond® bakers Hungarian lekvar
  • As needed granulated almonds
  • As needed apricot glaze

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line sheet tray with parchment.
  2. On slow speed, mix the almond paste with the sugar.
  3. Gradually add the eggs until it creates a smooth paste.
  4. Scoop the paste and roll it in the granulated almond.
  5. Space the cookies out on the lined tray and press the middle of each cookie for the filling.
  6. Pipe the Hungarian Lekvar into each cavity and bake for 15-18 minutes or until the cookies are lightly browned.
  7. Brush with apricot glaze immediately after they come out of the oven if desired.

Recipe courtesy of American Almond® – www.americanalmond.com