They are almond cookies that are prepared in Catania during the festivities of the Dead.

Ingredients for cookies:

  • 500 Article. flour 00;
  • 450 Article. sugar;
  • 1 spoon of honey;
  • 100 Article. shelled almonds;
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda;
  • water q.b.;
  • 2 eggs.

Ingredients for decoration:

  • shelled almonds q.b.


  1. Finely chop the almonds in shell.
  2. In a bowl, add the flour, Sugar, Honey, le mandorle tritate, baking soda and water.
  3. Stir until mixture is smooth.
  4. Form of round cookies and place an almond in the center.
  5. In a pan put the parchment paper and arrange the mixture.
  6. Inforna a 180 degrees for 10 minutes.

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