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
378
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
31g
44%
Sugar
8g
9%
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Carbohydrate, by difference
23g
18%
Protein
6g
13%
Vitamin A, RAE
48µg
7%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
4mg
5%
Vitamin E, added
2mg
13%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
21µg
23%
Calcium, Ca
147mg
15%
Choline, total
23mg
5%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Fluoride, F
52µg
2%
Folate, total
21µg
5%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
104mg
33%
Manganese, Mn
3mg
100%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Phosphorus, P
237mg
34%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
66mg
4%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
70g
3%
Zinc, Zn
3mg
38%

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.

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