Greek almond biscuits (Amigthalota)

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Makes: 24 biscuits

Storage: In an airtight container


  • 3 cups almond meal
  • 3/4 cup castor sugar
  • A few drops almond essence
  • 3 egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup of flaked almonds


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C(160°C fan forced)
  2. Combine almond meal, sugar and essence in a large bowl
  3. Add the lightly beaten egg whites and stir until the mixture forms a paste
  4. Roll a flat tablespoon of the mixture into the flaked almonds, shape it into a log, then form it into a crescent shape
  5. Line your baking tray with baking paper and bake the biscuits for about 15 mins, or until lightly browned

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