Flourless Almond Cookies



  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 cup almond meal/ground almonds
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
  • About 15-20 whole almonds



  • Lightly grease a cookie sheet and set aside
  • Lightly beat egg whites.  Add almond meal, sugar, and almond extract and beat with an electric mixer until combined and mixture is soft
  • Let stand in the bowl for about 5 minutes
  • Spoon mixture into a piping bag with about 1 inch nozzle.  Pipe mixture onto the tray in circular motion until about 1 – 1 ½  inches.
  • Top each cookie with a whole almond.
  • Cover unbaked cookies with a foil and stand at room temperature for a couple of hours
  • Pre heat oven to 350F.
  • Bake cookies for about 12-15 minutes or lightly browned
  • Let stand cookies on tray for about 5 minutes and then transfer to a wire rack and cool completely
  • Yields: 16-20 cookies (depending on how big each cookie is)

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