almond cookies

Moroccan Almond Cookies

I’ve noticed recently that I haven’t really made or featured any desserts much on here. And it’s funny because I used to bake a lot when I was younger (my favorite is a sweet potato cake that I make at Thanksgiving). So, I have decided it is time to try out and feature more desserts.

Ever since I picked up New Moroccan by Mourad Lahlou from the library, I’ve been wanting to make these cookies. I’ve never made cookies like these before.

almond cookies
The finished product. You’ll know they’re done when they crack.

Lahlou describes them as a chewier version of an amaretto cookie and indeed, they are quite dense with a subtle almond flavor (not at all as overwhelming as you would think). Continue reading “Moroccan Almond Cookies”