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Chocolate-Dipped Almond Cookies

Traditional Maltese almond cookies are super simple to make. There's just five ingredients! Unless you add dark chocolate and sea salt...
Course Cookies
Cuisine Maltese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 24
Author Let's Eat Cake


  • 400 g almond flour approximately 4 1/4 cups
  • 400 g caster sugar 2 cups, just blend regular sugar for 1 minute in the food processor
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 24 whole almonds
  • 100 g dark chocolate optional
  • 1 g Mycryo optional
  • 1 tsp coarse sea salt optional


  • Preheat oven to 350° F.
  • Combine almond flour, sugar, almond extract in a medium bowl.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk egg whites until slightly foamy. Add to almond flour mixture.
  • Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Roll mixture into 24 balls and place twelve on each sheet.
  • Top each one one almond and bake for 15 minutes or until golden around the edges.

  • Optional
  • When cookies have cooled, place dark chocolate in double broiler or in microwave and heat, removing every 30 seconds to stir, until 104-113° F.
  • Let cool to 93-95° F.
  • Add Mycryo and stir until fully combined.
  • Dip half of almond cookie in chocolate and place on parchment paper to dry.
  • Top with sea salt