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Pignoli cookie recipe


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  • Ingredients
  • One 15-ounce can gluten-free almond paste, finely crumbled
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • Pinch ground cinnamon
  • Pinch fine salt
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cups pine nuts
  • Special Equipment: disposable pastry bag Directions Preheat the oven to
  • 350 degrees F. Line sheet trays with parchment paper or silicone baking
  • mats.



Step 1

In the bowl of a stand mixer equipped with the paddle attachment, beat
the almond paste on high speed until it is really broken up. Add the
confectioners' sugar and mix on slow speed until well combined.

Add the honey, cinnamon, salt, egg whites and lemon zest and beat on
medium speed until the mixture is well combined and very thick, about 5

Fill a disposable pastry bag with the dough. Push the dough towards the
tip and cut the tip off the bag. Pipe 1-inch balls onto the prepared
sheet trays. Top with the pine nuts, pressing them into the dough to
secure. Bake until the cookies are golden, 12 to 14 minutes.

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