How to make it

  • Line rimless baking sheets with parchment paper or grease and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat butter with sugar until fluffy.
  • Separate 1 of the eggs and drop the white into a small shallow bowl and set aside.
  • Add yolk and remaining egg to butter mixture and beat well.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together 1/3 cup (75 mL) of the almonds, the rice flour, soy flour, tapioca flour, cinnamon and salt and add to butter mixture in 2 additions and stir just until blended.
  • Lightly beat reserved egg white with 1 tbsp (15 mL) water.
  • Place remaining almonds in shallow dish.
  • Roll dough by scant 1 tbsp (15 mL) into balls.
  • Dip each into egg white mixture and roll in almonds to coat.
  • Place, 2 inches (5 cm) apart, on prepared sheets.
  • Using the end of a wooden spoon, make an indent in the centre of each.
  • Bake in top and bottom thirds of 350°F (180°C) oven, rotating and switching pans halfway through, until light golden in about 15 minutes. Press indent again. Transfer to wire rack; let cool.
  • Make-ahead: Layer between waxed paper in airtight container and store for up to 2 days or freeze for up to 3 weeks.)
  • Evenly spoon jam into indent of each cookie.
  • Source: Canadian Living Holiday Best: 2005

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    " It was excellent "
    peetabear ate it and said...
    I don't know how I missed this recipe... love the ground almonds ... five forks
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  • coubay 8 years ago
    Thankyou for this it only needs a jam tweek and it is safe for my son. I am adding a suggestion so that it is Fructose Friendly and adding it to the Fructose Friendly group. Thankyou so much.
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    " It was excellent "
    gagagrits ate it and said...
    My Granddaughter has celiac, I will add this to the list of foods I can make for her thank you so much,,,,,,,,,,,:)
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    " It was excellent "
    chacha ate it and said...
    Great recipe and I know someone who will really appreciate it because she can only have gluten free foods. Thanks so much for posting.
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    simply love these cookies thanks high5
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