Bitter Cookies (Dutch Bitterkoekjes)

Always loved my bitter cookies (bitterkoekjes) when living back in the Netherlands. In the past we would bring some bags of bitter cookies with us on the plane while travelling back to Australia. However, since the we created a ┬ásuper easy and quick bitter cookies recipe of our own , we haven’t imported any of them.

SERVING SIZE: 25 Bitter Cookies
Yields1 ServingPrep Time15 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time30 minsCategory, ,


 300 gr Almond Meal
 300 gr Sugar
 4 tsp Almond Essence
 4 Egg whites



Preheat the oven to 185 Degrees


Mix the sugar, meal and almond essence in a large bowl


Pour in the egg whites into the mixture bit by bit and mix it all to a solid dough


Put baking paper on a baking plate


Create little bowls (size of a teaspoon) and push them slowly down on the baking plate


Bake them golden brown in the oven for approx. 10-12 minutes

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    1. Sorry, completely forgot to add the final step! Thanks for picking that up! We have updated the recipe. Baking time is approx. 10-12min.

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