Skeleton Bone Cookies
4 egg whites
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
1 3/4 cups sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 3/4 cups flour
1 1/2 cups salted almonds
With an electric mixer on medium speed, beat egg whites and sugar
peel and baking powder until blended. Gradually add nuts and flour,
until mixture is thoroughly mixed. Cover and chill until firm enough
handle, at least 1 hour or up to 1 day.
Lightly flour your hands and pinch off a 3 tb size piece of dough.
lightly floured board, use the palms of both hands to evenly roll an
long rope. Cut rope in half; roll each half out again to 8 inches.
inch of each end back onto rope; pinch ends to make bone-end shapes.
shape all the dough. Place bones 1 inch apart on buttered and
x 15 inch baking sheets. Bake in a 325F oven until cookies are
browned on bottoms, about 20 minutes.