This is my favorite cookie of all the ones my Nana made and taught me to make for the family. In her memory I share this recipe with you. My Grandmother Nancy (Saccuzzo) Gama made these for me every year until her death. Now, I make them in honor of her e
INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):
- 3 eggs, beaten
- 2 teaspoons almond extract
- 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cloves
- 4 teaspoons baking powder
- 2 cups confectioners' sugar
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
In a medium bowl, stir together flour, confectioners' sugar, baking powder, and ground cloves. Add beaten eggs and almond extract; mix well.
Roll dough into 1/2 inch balls and place firmly on a well greased cookie sheet. Cover cookies with a tea towel and let stand over night. Cookies will rise and spread.
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Bake cookies for 10 to 15 minutes until golden brown.