Sicilian Shcattate

Sicilian Shcattate... an almond specialty from Alia, Sicilia.

Sicilian Shcattate


For 1 Batch(es)

For the Cookies:

  • 2 pounds whole peeled almonds or sliced almonds
  • 7 egg whites
  • 1 pound all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 pounds sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 lemon, zest only
  • colored sprinkles


  1. If you are using whole alonds, crush the almonds and lightly toast them.
  2. Whip the egg whites and sugar into a foam.  Add the vanilla and lemon zest.
  3. Add the flour and mix well.
  4. Fold in the almonds
  5. Preheat the oven at 350F.
  6. Take a baking sheet, add a spoonful of dough to make each cookie.
  7. Add colored sprinkles to match the holiday that you are making them for.
  8. Bake for about 10 mins.




Thursday, 14 December 2017
It is for 2 Lbs of almonds! - rossella rago
Thursday, 08 September 2016
Are the measurements correct for the sugar? 1 1/2 lbs sounds excessive -