Yield: 2 pounds
1 pound blanched almonds, finely ground
1 pound confectioners’ sugar
1 to 2 teaspoons orange extract
Combine ground almonds, sugar and orange extract in a saucepan. Cook until mixture leaves side of pan. Remove from hot pan; cool slightly. Roll mixture into small egg shapes. Paint with food coloring. Place on wax paper to dry for 2 hours.