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Bianca Nieve; Macaroons
Bianca Neve ( "Snow White," Molisani Almond Cookies, flourless, using egg whites, sugar and whole almonds)
Originated from: Casacalenda, Molise, Italy
Occasion: Weddings and other special events
Contributed by: Mrs. Rosina Melfi (her mother's recipe)

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1 egg white
100 grams of sugar
100 grams of roasted almonds (blanched), sliced in half or quartered, depending on their size


Beat egg whites and sugar until stiff peaks are formed. Place small portions in paper cups on a cookie sheet. Back in a 350 F degrees oven for 40 minutes.


Photo: by Mary Melfi, attempting to duplicate her aunt's recipe, but possibly coming up short.

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