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Saccottini Pugliesi (Pugliese Sandwich Cookies)

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“These saccottini make me think about my grandma who was a very good cook and a good mother. You can also eat these with jam or jelly.”
READY IN:
40mins
YIELD:
32 cookies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F In a food processor or blender, purée the chickpeas with the honey, cocoa powder, cinnamon and salt. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and stir in the pine nuts.
  2. On a lightly floured work surface, lay out the puff pastry sheets. Using a 1½ inch round cookie cutter, cut out 64 rounds. Place a teaspoonful of filling in the center of half of the rounds. Sandwich with remaining rounds.
  3. Using your fingers, gently press the edges of the rounds together to seal in the filling (as cookies bake, parts of the edges will open). Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  4. Place cookies on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Using the tines of a fork, prick the tops. Brush tops with the egg and bake until golden, about 18 minutes. Remove from the oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.

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