1/2 cup sugar
1 cup confectioners' sugar
1 1/2 cup pine nuts
1 1/4 cups of almond paste (12 ounces)
4 large egg whites (divided)
Cookies might be the crown jewel of Italian confections, but none of us can really survive without these sweetened goodies. Fortunately for all of us, it is extremely easy to make delicious cookies like Pignoli, in large batches and have yourself all covered for a month.
Pine Nuts are extremely helpful for weight loss. It suppresses appetite and reduces amount of food intake. Pine Nuts are also packed with a generous amount of Vitamin E and K and both of them maintains a healthy cardiovascular system.
Following is the nutritional chart for one Pignoli Cookie:
Energy 112 cal
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrates 13 g
Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Fiber 0.8 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
How to Make Crumbly Pignoli Cookies
Pine nuts are an essential food source for deer and wild boars, both of them are primary preys of Amur tiger.