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pignoli cookie recipe


  • Author: Chefjar
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 6


Pignoli cookies are naturally gluten free almond-flavored cookies. They are crunchy on the outside, super chewy inside and so addictive. A luxurious addition to your holiday table! Serves-4-6 Makes about 14-18 cookies ( depends on the size).


  • Almond flour- 1 2/3 cup
  • Powder sugar - 1 1/3 cup/ 9 1/3 ounces
  • Egg whites- 2
  • Pine nuts- 1 cup
  • pignoli cookie recipe


  1. Preheat your oven to 375 F/190 C with the rack in the lower-middle position. Line the baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl combine almond flour, powder sugar and egg whites. The dough will be wet.
  3. Place pine nuts in a shallow dish.
  4. Take 1 tbsp. of dough at a time and roll into a ball, roll in pine nuts to coat and press to flatten. Repeat with the remaining dough.Transfer onto the baking sheet. Space 2 inch between the cookies on the sheet.
  5. Bake cookies until light golden brown, 12-15 minutes. Allow to cool completely before serving.
  6. how-to-make-pignoli


These cookies can be stored in airtight container at room temperature for 4-6 days.
* Don't toast the pine nuts since they will be toasted as the cookies bake.

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Italian


  • Calories: 170
  • Sodium: 5 g
  • Fat: 10 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 18 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 g

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