Almond Drops

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Almond Drops

10 oz. almond paste (look for the kind in the can not the tube)

1 cup sugar

2 egg whites, lightly beaten

1/4 plus 1/8 teaspoon almond extract

powdered sugar for sprinkling 

Heat the oven to 325F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper. Beat the almonod paste and sugar in an electric mixture on medium speed until the mixture resembles fine crumbs. Add the egg whites gradually until a smooth paste is formed. Beat in the almond extract.

Spoon 1 teaspoon amounts onto baking sheet. Sprinkle generously with powdered sugar.

Bake 20 minutes or until pale golden brown (do not over bake). Cool on wire rack on baking sheet. Makes about 3 1/2 dozen.

Copyright 2010 Janice Cole