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Chocoholic: Chocolate Dipped Almond Horns

The first time that I had these ridiculously delicious cookies was while I was working at a bakery in Poughkeepsie, NY. Made from almond paste (finely ground almonds and sugar), sugar, egg whites, almond extract, and almonds, these horseshoe-shaped crescents (the "horn" name eludes me) have a moist and chewy interior that yields under a crunchy almond coating. They are insanely almond-y because there's not a bit of flour in them (yes folks, gluten free!). More

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