Lace Almond Cookies (Tuiles)

4 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened
2/3 cup sugar, granulated
2 egg whites
4 tablespoon all purpose flour
1 cup almonds, finely ground
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cream sugar and butter together. Whisk in egg whites and then remainder of ingredients. Grease well a sheet pan with Pam. Dollop about 1 T. Of mixture onto pan. Spread thin in round shapes and place into a 375 degree oven for about 8-10 minutes. Only bake 2 cookies at a time. When the cookies are light golden brown remove from oven and allow to sit for a few seconds. With a flat pastry spatula remove cookies from pan and allow to cool on waxed paper. For added effect, drape cookies over a rolling pin and allow to harden to the shape of the pin. Repeat until all dough is gone.

Country of Origin: France

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