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.

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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 -

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