Here's what you'll need:

Here's what you'll need:

– 1 large egg – 1/2 cup granulated    sugar – 2 tsp amaretto extract – 1/2 tsp almond extract – 1 3/4 cups almond flour – 2 tbsp. all-purpose flour – 1/4 tsp baking powder – 2tbsp. powdered sugar    for dredging – almonds or maraschino    cherries for topping

Beat the sugar and egg together in a bowl.

Stir in the amaretto and almond extracts.

Stir in almond flour, all-purpose flour and baking powder into the sugar/egg mixture

 Stir until you have a firm dough.

Roll the dough into little balls and dredge in powdered sugar

Top with a maraschino cherry or almond (optional).

Bake in a 350 degrees F preheated oven for about 15 minutes, until lightly browned underneath and golden and crackly on top. Let cool before serving.

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