Cookbook:Carquinyoli (Catalan Almond Cookies)

Carquinyoli (Catalan Almond Cookies)
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Carquinyoli are Catalan cookies much like biscotti.

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  1. Combine the flour, cinnamon, and baking powder.
  2. Combine the egg, sugar, and lemon zest. Whip until very foamy.
  3. Stir the flour mixture and almonds into the egg mixture to get a dough.
  4. Shape the dough into two flattened logs of about 6 x 3 cm on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  5. Brush the dough with the beaten egg.
  6. Bake in the oven at moderate heat (180°C) for 25 minutes.
  7. While still hot, cut the baked dough into thin slices less than 1 cm thick. Arrange slices on baking sheets without letting them touch.
  8. Bake them for 5 minutes more in the oven to brown their surfaces.
  9. Allow to cool before eating.