Almond Crisps

Ideal served with hot coffee, these tasty little crisps complement a holiday buffet as well as serve as an anyday treat! Click to search for other desserts.

Almond Crisps

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    5 large egg whites 1 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
    1 1/2 cups sugar 3/4 cup blanched almonds, finely ground or chopped
    1/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon lemon juice
    1 cup butter, melted and cooled 1 teaspoon lemon peel


    Prep: 45 min Total:
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    • 1

      Preheat oven to 350°F. Beat the egg whites with the sugar and salt for 2 or 3 minutes until the sugar is dissolved and the egg whites are thick and white.

    • 2

      Blend in the melted butter and then gently fold in the flour, almonds, lemon juice and peel.

    • 3

      Using two teaspoons, drop blobs of dough, well apart, onto a lightly greased nonstick cookie sheet. Bake them for 10 to 12 minutes. With a spatula, lift them off the cookie sheet to a cooling rack soon after they come out of the oven. They are somewhat reluctant to part company with the sheet once they have thoroughly cooled.

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