Bruttiboni:  Italian Meringue Cookies 

Do you want to make the best cookies for your holiday party?

Make these  Italian BruttiBoni meringue cookies! Also known as ugly but good cookies. Cripsy, gluten-free and delicious!

How to Make Bruttiboni Cookies

Here's what you need:

-almonds -hazelnuts -egg whites -sugar -cinnamon -vanilla extract

Pulse almonds and hazelnuts in a food processor to obtain a coarsely ground texture.


Beat the egg whites on low-medium speed until they start to foam. Add cinnamon and vanilla extract. Add the sugar, a tablespoon at a time, Whisk until you obtain stiff glossy peaks.


With a mixing spoon, fold in the nuts. Gently combine.


Transfer this mixture to a heat proof bowl and place over a pot of hot, barely simmering water. This mixture needs to be stirred for about 15 minutes.


Portion with a medium-sized scooper and place on baking sheet. Bake for 30 minutes.



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