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by Anna Kosa, Executive Pastry Chef

This kind of cookie is better to serve on the next day; this way it gets nice and soft!


3 eggs

200 gr sugar

55 gr flour

2 tsp cocoa powder

175 gr almond flour

Zest of 4 oranges

1 tsp ground cinnamon 

½ tsp ground cardamom

¼ tsp ground cloves 

¼ tsp ground nutmeg 

Apricot jam

Dark chocolate pâte à glacer


1) Whip the eggs and the sugar until pale and fluffy.

2) Mix dry ingredients together in a bowl.

3) Fold mixed dry ingredients into the egg foam.

4) With a pastry bag, pipe 1” size rounds onto a papered sheet tray 1” apart. Bake at 325F 5-10 minutes.

5) Sandwich cookies with apricot jam. Set it in fridge.

6) Melt chocolate on water bath; if it looks too thick, add a little vegetable oil.

7) Dip cookie sandwiches in dark chocolate glaze.

Set chocolate glazed cookies in fridge.

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