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  • 1 star values: 0

Ground almonds and chocolate put a new spin on an old favorite.

Recipe Summary

2 dozen


Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.

  • Finely grind the almonds, sugar, cinnamon and salt in a food processor.

  • Separate one of the eggs and add the white, the other egg, and almond extract and process until the mixture holds together. Transfer to a bowl and stir in the chocolate.

  • Moisten hands and roll mixture into 1-inch balls. Place on prepared cookie sheet. Flatten to 1/3-inch thick rounds.

  • Bake until tops puff and centers are still soft, about 12 minutes. Remove to a rack and cool completely. Replace parchment paper for next round of cookies.

Nutrition Facts

266 calories; protein 6.8g; carbohydrates 27.4g; fat 16.2g; cholesterol 31mg; sodium 36.1mg. Full Nutrition