* 7 egg whites
* 2 1/2 cups white sugar
* 2 pounds ground almonds
* 2 tablespoons almond extract
* 1 cup almond pieces
* 1/3 cup granulated sugar for decoration
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Beat egg whites and sugar until fluffy. Add the ground almond
and almond extract, mixing well. Shape dough into walnut sized
balls, roll in sugar and put a piece of almond or candied cherry
Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees F) until firm. Bottom should
be light brown.