Baci di Dama

Ladies’ Kisses

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    7 dozen

    tiny cookies
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By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1992

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One of our favorite cookie recipes. Italian, of course.


  • ½ cup blanched almonds
  • 12 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • ½



Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Line a baking sheet with baker’s parchment.

Grind the almonds to a powder in a nut grinder. (Do not use a food processor.) Beat the butter and the sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg