Pignoli Cookies - Pinoli Cookies Recipe

Pignoli (or Pinoli ) Cookies recipe, great for Christmas and all other Holidays of the year!


Pignoli Cookies - Pinoli Cookies Recipe


For 2 Dozen(s)

For the Cookies:

  • 1 pound almond paste
  • 1/2 pound sugar
  • 3 egg whites
  • 2 lemons, zest only
  • 1/4 pound pignoli nuts
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    • Pre-heat the oven at 325F
    • Put the almonds paste in a bowl, add the lemon zest, the sugar and egg whites. Mix until the egg whites dilute the sugar and the mixture becomes a paste.
    • Take a lump of paste and roll it into a ball about 1" in diameter.
    • Put the ball on a baking sheet lined with baking paper and press it down with the palm of your hand to flatten it.
    • Top with pignoli nuts.
    • Make all your cookies and bake for 20 minutes.
    • Let the cookies cool before you remove them from the baking paper.


Saturday, 22 December 2018
My batter came out VERY sticky— not sure what I may have done wrong. I used 3 xl egg whites and gr...
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- greeneyeddi
Thursday, 14 December 2017
It\'s also good with walnuts .. Thn for sharing - Saint of circumstance
Thursday, 14 December 2017
Was so easy to make! I\'m still getting request for more cookies! - LucyDiMeglio
Thursday, 14 December 2017
I crave these cookies when i see them.. - amiavita
Thursday, 14 December 2017
My favorite cookies any time of year. Made them yesterday using this recipe. Excellent results. S...
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- TheKoob
Thursday, 14 December 2017
Great recipe for the cookies my Nonna made all thru the holidays. One comment that I'd make is to en...
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- Moscowjoe

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