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Maltese almond biscuits

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
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  • Easy
  • Makes 12 biscuits
Quick and easy to make these very yummy, chewy almond biscuits from Malta


  • 400g ground almonds
  • 400g castor sugar
  • 4 egg whites (beaten)
  • 25 ml almond essence
  • whole almonds/glacier cherries for decoration


  • STEP 1
    Pre-heat the oven to 180oC
  • STEP 2
    Mix together the ground almonds and castor sugar
  • STEP 3
    Fold almonds/sugar into egg whites until sugar becomes dissolved and you are left with a sticky mix
  • STEP 4
    Scoop out little balls of the mix and place onto edible rice paper (or grease-proof paper if you cant get) and add an almond/glacier cherry onto each
  • STEP 5
    Bake for 15 minutes and leave to cool

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