Panellets (Pine Nut Cookies)

Panellets (Pine Nut Cookies)
Staff Writer

Vicky Cohen and Ruth Fox

These lemon-scented almond paste cookies, which are coated with pine nuts, are a traditional Spanish dessert.

4
Servings
388
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2  Cup  almond meal
  • 1/3  Cup  sugar
  • 2  Teaspoons  lemon zest
  • eggs, lightly beaten in two separate bowls
  • 3/4  Cups  pine nuts

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a large bowl, combine almond meal, sugar, lemon zest, and 1 beaten egg and mix to form a soft dough. Working with 1 teaspoon of dough at a time, form small balls using your hands

Dip each cookie in beaten egg. Coat cookies with pine nuts, gently pressing them into the dough so they stick well.

Arrange cookies on baking sheet, lightly brush them with egg. and bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until light golden brown.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
30g
43%
Saturated Fat
5g
21%
Carbohydrate, by difference
30g
23%
Protein
8g
17%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Calcium, Ca
86mg
9%
Fiber, total dietary
6g
24%
Folate, total
30µg
8%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
101mg
32%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
7mg
50%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
102mg
15%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Sodium, Na
82mg
5%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
63g
2%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Pine Nut Shopping Tip

Look for bright green leaves free of dark spots. The leaves should be dry and are best kept wrapped in a paper towel in a bag when storing in the refrigerator.

Pine Nut Cooking Tip

When using basil in a hot recipe, add it only at the last minute. Otherwise you will lose the flavor and fragrance of the herb.