The Italian cookies from the bakery are delicious, but this Italian cookie recipe can be made for a fraction of the cost and without sacrificing taste.
1/2 pound almond paste
1 cup white sugar
2 egg whites
1/4 cup pine nuts
1. Use a pastry chopper to break up the almond paste. In mixing bowl, add sugar and paste.
2. In a separate bowl beat egg whites until stiff. Fold the egg whites into the paste mixture.
3. Drop mixture by spoonfuls onto a greased and floured cookie sheet. Place nuts into the top of the cookie.
4. Bake at 325 degrees F for 10-12 minutes. Cool on wire rack.