Sicilian Almond Paste Cookies

Classic chewy Italian Almond Cookies made with almond flour!

Sicilian Almond Cookies, also known as Sicilian Almond Paste Cookies, are a chewy and flavorful Italian cookie made with ground almonds, sugar, and egg whites.

All you need is almond flour, egg whites, sugar, almond extract, icing sugar, and lemon zest.

In a medium bowl, whisk together the almond flour and granulated sugar until well combined.

In a separate bowl, whisk the egg whites until they form soft peaks. Add in the almond extract and lemon zest, if using.

Fold the egg whites into the almond flour mixture and mix until just combined.

Roll the dough into balls and toss in powdered sugar. Press a whole almond or candied cherry on top.

Bake until for about 15-17 minutes or until the bottoms of the cookies are golden.

Let the cookies cool on a wire baking rack until they are set. Store in an airtight container.

Sicilian Almond Cookies are a tasty cookie with a delicious chewy texture. Get the recipe and enjoy!