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Sicilian Almond Pastries (Pasticcini Siciliani alle Mandorle)

Sicilian Almond Pastries (Pasticcini Siciliani alle Mandorle)

5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Cookies and Pastries
Cuisine Italian


  • 200 g peeled almonds 7.05 oz
  • 150 g granulated sugar 5.3 oz
  • 50 g honey 4 tbsp
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 grated orange peel


  • Blend the almonds and sugar until it becomes flour.
  • Add the egg whites, honey, and grated orange peel, and blend for at least 2minutes, until you have obtained a homogeneous and firm mixture.
  • Put in a pastry bag with a star-shaped nozzle to form the desired flower shape by placing them on a baking sheet covered with baking paper.
  • Place an almond on each pastry.
  • They must rest for at least 12 hours so put them in the fridge with the baking pan.
  • Put them in a preheated oven at 180ºC (356ºF) for 6-7 minutes.


Keyword almond pastries, cookies
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