Pignoli Cookies

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Since I was a little girl these Italian cookies have been my favorites.  These are pretty easy to make, and the taste and texture are a nice departure from your typical  cookies.

1 lb. almond paste

1 1/2 cup powdered sugar

2 egg whites

2 tablespoons honey

1 additional egg white

preheat oven to 350 degrees

  1. In food processor, beat almond paste and sugar until crumbly. Beat in 2 egg whites. mix well.
  2. Beat together almond & sugar mixture with honey and egg whites until smooth. This will be thick.
  3. Whisk remaining egg white in a small bowl. Put pine nuts in another small bowl. Roll in egg whites and coat with pine nuts. Place 2 in. apart on parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Flatten slightly.
  4. Bake at 325° for 15-18 minutes or until lightly browned. 
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