Almond Snowballs


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Almond Snowballs

MAKES 15-20
Difficulty: Easy
Gluten Free

These morish little biscuits, a version of a traditional Italian biscuit called ‘brutti ma buoni’, meaning ‘ugly but good’. My understanding is they look a little ugly because of their cracked outer crust, but good because the interior chewy texture and taste is so good it makes up for their appearance.


  • 280g/2 cups blanched almonds (almond meal for traditional method)
  • 2 egg whites
  • 190g/1 ½ cups icing sugar

This recipe is available exclusively in Nadia’s Italian – Mix it Your Way.

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