Zest of 1 orange and 1 lemon, finely grated1 tablespoon total
3largeegg whitesroom temperature
Preheat oven to 350°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.2. In blender, chop 1 cup almonds with 1/2 cup maple sugar until finely ground. Transfer to medium bowl. Stir in flour, zest and nutmeg.
In second medium-large bowl, using a mixer, whisk egg whites, salt and remaining 1/4 cup sugar until soft, glossy peaks form, about 3-5 minutes. Fold mixture gently into dry ingredients until just blended.
Spoon level tablespoons of dough onto prepared sheets, about 2 inches apart. Decorate cookies with remaining almond slices. Bake at 350°F until lightly browned around edges, about 12 minutes.
Transfer cookies, still on parchment paper, to damp towel until cookies can be peeled off easily, about 5 minutes.
Amount Per Serving
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.