Ossi Di Morti (Bone Cookies)
3 Egg whites
1-3/4 cup Sugar
2 tsp Lemon peel
1/2 tsp Baking powder
1-1/2 cup Almonds, blanched, Coarsely chopped
1 3/4 cup Flour, unsifted
Preheat oven to 375 deg F. Grease a cookie sheet.
Beat egg whites and sugar with lemon peel and baking powder until
smoothly blended. With a heavy spoon, work the nuts in thoroughly, then
the flour. Lightly flour your hands then pinch off tablespoon sized lumps
of dough and shape like short sturdy bones (You don't have to shape them into bones – it just looks nice). Place cookies prepared baking sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes or until pale brown. Cool on wire racks. Store airtight.