410 – Almond Finger Cookies / صبيعات اللوز
- 8.8 oz / 250 grams almond paste
- 2 tablespoons apricot jam
- 2 tablespoons candied orange peels 1 egg yolk
- 1 cup chopped blanched almonds
- 1/4 cup dark chocolate (melted)
1- First finely chop the candied orange peels
2- In a large bowl, mix together the almond paste, the chopped candied orange peel, and apricot jam – until well incorporated.
3- Coat your hands with vegetable oil and roll some of the almond paste into a log about the thickness of your thumb.
4- Spread a bit of the egg yolk in your palm and roll the almond log so it gets covered with the yolk.
5- Sprinkle the chopped almonds on your working station and roll the almond log on top of the almonds bits so that they stick all around the almond log.
6- Slice the almond log into bite size chunks. Place the chunks in a buttered baking pan.
7- Bake in a preheated oven to 360 F / 180 C for 15 minutes or until the cookies get a beautiful golden color.
8- Once done, drizzle some melted dark chocolate on top of the cookies. Let the cookies cool down completely before serving.