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Italian Ricciarelli Cookies Recipe

Rosemary from An Italian in my Kitchen is back at it again! Let her teach you how to make THE BEST Italian Ricciarelli Cookies!

For those looking for a tasty gluten-free Christmas cookie, Ricciarelli are PERFECT! They are soft, chewy, and made with almond flour! They have an outstanding citrusy flavor that is ideal for Christmastime. Get the recipe down below!


  • 2 large egg whites
  • zest of ½ orange or lemon
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon almond flavoring
  • ¾ cup powdered/icing sugar (120 grams)
  • 2 cups almond flour (200 grams)
  • 1 pinch salt
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder


  • ⅓-½ cup powdered/icing sugar (divided)


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