*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
                      AMIGDALOTA     (ALMOND COOKIES)
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Desserts
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1 1/2  lb            Almonds -- chopped
    1 3/4  c             Sugar
    3                    Egg whites
    3      tbsp          Farina or toasted bread >>>
                         Crumbs (or Cream of Wheat)
    2      tsp           Vanilla
      3/4  lb            10x sugar
                         Candied cherries
                         Rosewater (opt.) OR
                         Flowerwater (opt.)
 If you blanch your own almonds, place in oven for a few minutes to dry, 
 then chop them finely.  Place in deep bowl. Add sugar. Beat egg whites 
 lightly in another bowl, and add to the almonds. Add farina or bread 
 crumbs and the vanilla, and knead well.  Pinch off small pcs. and roll 
 each into a ball.  Press half a cherry on top of eac. Place on 
 well-buttered baking sheet and bake in preheated 250 F. oven for abt. 20 
 min. Place cookies on a plate, sift confectioner’s sugar on, and transfer 
 to platter to serve.
  NOTE:  If you have access to rose- or flower water, sprinkle some on the 
 cookies as soon as they come out of the oven.
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