Italian  Baci di Dama   (Lady Kisses)

Step 1

In a food processor pulse the almonds or hazelnuts with the sugar until very finely ground.

Step 2

Move the mixture to a large bowl and add the flour, egg, butter and vanilla.

Step 3

Mix with a fork until almost combined.

Step 4

Move to a lightly floured flat surface, form into a smooth compact ball,  wrap in plastic and chill for 30 minutes.

Step 5

Form into small balls, place on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet and ...

Step 6


Step 7

Let the cookies cool completely then fill with a chocolate ganache.