Amygdalota Sifneika Lenten Greek Almond Cookies Recipe


  • Ingredients:
  • 1 pound shelled almonds, bleached, dried well, and finely ground in a food processor (about 2 1/2 cups ground)
  • 1 1/2-2 c granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c water
  • 1-2 tbs orange flower water, plus more to wet fingers as you shape the biscuits
  • confectioners' sugar, for sprinkling


(Chef's Note: There Are Many Varieties Of Amygdalota. In Some, The Ground Almonds Are Mixed With Flour, Butter, Or Eggs And Baked. In Others, The Cookies Are Not Baked At All; The Almonds Are Mixed With Rosewater, Then Shaped And Left To Dry A Little Bef

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