German Baked Marzipan Bites
If you like almonds, you would LOVE these traditional German Christmas cookies! Enjoy baked marzipan bites for snack, dessert or any time that you just need something to perk you up! (VIDEO ABOVE)
- 2 & 1/2 cups marzipan (about 795 grams)
- 54 pieces almonds, blanched and halved
- 1 egg white, for brushing
Preheat oven to 225°C (400°F).
Use a rolling pin to flatten the marzipan into a square (about 18 cm x 18 cm).
Cut the marzipan into equal portions (about 36 portions or cookies).
Take a portion and roll it into a ball.
To assemble the cookie, place three almond halves on top of the marzipan ball, equal space in between, with the pointed side facing the top.
Place the marzipan cookies on a baking tray lined with a baking sheet. Do this for all the portions.
Brush each marzipan cookie with egg white.
Place baking tray in the lower part of the oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the top of the cookies has turned golden.
Let cool and serve.