Abuelita’s Mazapán de Toledo-MainPhoro



  1. In a large mixing bowl combine the almonds, sugar, and two Tbsp of water.
  2. Add the cinnamon and lemon zest.
  3. Knead the mixture for a while until it reaches a doughy consistency.
  4. Allow the mixture to sit in a cool place for about two hours.
  5. Heat the oven to 400° F.
  6. Once the dough is hardened, shape 3-inch figurines and place them on an oil-brushed cookie sheet.
  7. In a bowl, whisk the egg white until it has enough consistency to create peaks.
  8. Brush the figurines with the egg white.
  9. Place the cookie sheet in the oven at 400 F for about two minutes or until the figurines are golden.
  10. Remove from oven and allow to cool.

Fast, easy and kid friendly!