Powdered Confectioners Sugar (1 3/4 cups)
Almond Meal (1 1/4 cups)
together. Pour the mixture into a large bowl.
for 1-2 minutes or until they turn frothy.
Granulated Sugar (1/4 cup)
Salt (1/4 tsp)
, and the
Almond Extract (1 Tbsp)
. Beat for 3-5 minutes or until medium shiny peaks.
Fold almond mixture into the egg whites. Fold well with a spatula until the mixture has turned into a smooth mass with a consistency similar to that of honey.
Transfer the mixture to a pastry bag then cut half an inch off the tip. Pipe one-inch rounds on a parchment-lined sheet. Let this dry for about 1 1/2 hours or until the tops have firmed up.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
Bake sheets one at a time for around 15 minutes.
Let this cool on the wire racks before you fill the cookies
Fruit Jam (to taste)
and put them together.