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Almond Sticks or Rings

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"This is a small, crisp delight. This is one of the recipes that Grandma Krupitza brought from Austria about 100 years ago. We generally serve these at the holiday season."
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1 h 30 m servings 167
Original recipe yields 25 servings (50 cookies)


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  1. Preheat an oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C), and line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Place the confectioners' sugar, egg yolks, and eggs in the bowl of an electric mixer, and mix on Medium-Low until well combined. Stir in the the ground almonds, lemon zest, and enough lemon juice to make a thick, smooth batter.
  3. Place the batter into a cookie press with a 1/4 inch star-shaped tip, and press out a 6 inch lines of batter. Cut the batter into 2-inch sticks,or form into rings or letters, and place them on the prepared baking sheets.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until the cookies are crisp and light brown, 6 to 8 minutes. Allow the cookies to cool.
  5. Place 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar in a fine mesh sieve, and lightly dust the cookies before serving.


  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® parchment can be used for easier cleanup/removal from the pan.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 167 calories; 9.4 18.8 4.4 31 7 Full nutrition

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a very perfect almond!

I really screwed this recipe up because mine was just a sloppy mess. But I added about 1t of Almond extract and 6T of flour, just enough to end up with a very sticky batter. I patted in to a jel...