Panellets (Pine Nut Cookies)

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Panellets (Pine Nut Cookies)
Vicky Cohen and Ruth Fox

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

4
Servings
512
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Cup almond meal
  • 1/3 Cup sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons lemon zest
  • 2 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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
40g
62%
Sugar
19g
N/A
Saturated Fat
3g
17%
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Protein
16g
31%
Carbs
28g
9%
Vitamin A
35µg
4%
Vitamin B12
0.2µg
3.2%
Vitamin C
1mg
2%
Vitamin D
0.4µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
3mg
13%
Vitamin K
14µg
17%
Calcium
47mg
5%
Fiber
5g
22%
Folate (food)
19µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
19µg
5%
Iron
2mg
12%
Magnesium
66mg
17%
Monounsaturated
6g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
1mg
6%
Phosphorus
388mg
55%
Polyunsaturated
9g
N/A
Potassium
489mg
14%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
9.4%
Sodium
32mg
1%
Sugars, added
17g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
6.8%
Zinc
2mg
13%

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