Makes 6 servings
4 lg Egg whites
1 3/4 c Sugar
1 ts Grated orange peel
1/2 ts Baking powder
1 1/2 c Salted almonds
1 3/4 c Flour
With an electric mixer on medium speed, beat egg whites and sugar
with orange peel and baking powder until blended. Gradually add
nuts and flour, beating until mixture is thoroughly mixed.
Cover and chill until firm enough to handle, at least 1 hour or
up to 1 day.
Lightly flour your hands and pinch off a 3-Tbsp-size piece of
On a lightly floured board, use the palms of both hands to evenly
roll an 8 inch-long rope.
Cut rope in half; roll each half out again to 8 inches.
Fold 1 inch of each end back onto rope; pinch ends.
Bake at 325 for 7-10 minutes. Watch carefully to make sure that
cookies don’t burn.
Serve with a goulish mask, and a scary laugh!