Orange Almond Cookies (Baci Di Dama)

Ingredients:

1 Cup Ground Blanched Almonds

1/2 Cup Sugar

1/2 Cup Minced Candied Orange Peel

1 Cup All-Purpose Flour, Sifted

6 To 8 Tbsp Milk

 

1/2 Cup Semi-Sweet Chocolate Pieces, Melted

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 deg F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

Put the ground almonds in a bowl with the sugar, orange peel and all but 1 tbsp of the flour. Mix well, stir in enough milk to give a smooth, firm dough.

Roll into 30 small balls and place 2 apart, on prepared cookie sheet. Sprinkle with the remaining 1 tbsp flour.

Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

When cold, sandwich the cookies together in pairs with the melted chocolate. Chill in the fridge for 1 hour before serving

 

Yields

30 sandwich cookies

 

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