How to make it

  • If you blanch your own almonds, place in oven for a few minutes to dry, then chop them finely.
  • Place in deep bowl. Add sugar.
  • Beat egg whites lightly in another bowl, and add to the almonds.
  • Add farina or bread crumbs and the vanilla, and knead well.
  • Pinch off small pcs. and roll each into a ball.
  • Press half a cherry on top of eac. Place on well-buttered baking sheet and bake in preheated 250 F. oven for abt. 20 min.
  • Place cookies on a plate, sift confectioner's sugar on, and transfer to platter to serve.
  • NOTE: If you have access to rose- or flower water, sprinkle some on the cookies as soon as they come out of the oven.

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  • 22566 8 years ago
    A grainy cookie...but handing flowers at the end of bake time is a nice touch.


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