Gluten-Free Cookie: Almond Crisps

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Gluten-Free Cookie: Almond Crisps
Servings: 20


  • 3 large egg whites, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup superfine sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3 cups (12 ounces) sliced almonds with skins, lightly toasted

Make It

1. Position racks in the center and top third of oven and preheat to 350 degrees F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.

2. Whisk egg whites in a medium bowl until foamy, then mix in sugar and vanilla. Gently fold almonds into mixture.

3. Place a 2 1/2-inch round cookie cutter on top of prepared baking sheet. Fill with 2 tablespoons of almond mixture and press down to flatten. Remove cutter and shape remaining crisps, spacing them 1 inch apart.

4. Bake for 8 minutes, then switch the trays' positions and cook for 5 minutes more or until golden. Remove from oven and cool cookies on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 20; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 151, Fat, total (g): 11, sat. fat (g): 1, carb. (g): 8, fiber (g): 2, pro. (g): 5, sodium (mg): 10, calcium (mg): 60, iron (mg): 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.