Amigdalota (Almond Cookies)

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Title: Amigdalota (Almond Cookies)
Yield: 1 Servings
Categories: Cookies, Desserts, Greek


1 1/2 lb Almonds, chopped
1 3/4 c Sugar
3 Egg whites
3 tb Farina or toasted bread >>>
Crumbs (or Cream of Wheat)
2 ts 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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