It is a little trip to the Maghreb that I propose to you today with this recipe of cigars with almonds. Leah and F. are parties in Morocco there is not so long ago and it was after their return that I have been wanting to make these oriental pastries. Yes, because on this day the Mister and I were invited to dine with them and he had to stay in the theme to accompany the tagine chicken-Leah ! It is, therefore, on a sweet note (but not too much) and the good taste of pink that we have finished the meal. Everyone loved it, even if we were no longer very hungry, it is true that these cigars with almonds are very addictive !!!

Pamper yourself and make yourself a small indulgence !!!

Cigars with almonds and rose

Ingredients (for twenty)

  • 170 g of almond powder (complete
  • 10 sheets of bricks
  • 75 g cane sugar
  • 150 g of honey (here the honey of acacia)
  • 1 tbsp rose water
  • 50 g butter


Preheat the oven to 170°.

In a bowl, mix together the almond powder, rose water, and sugar to form a paste. Shape into 20 rolls.

Cut the leaves off of bricks in half to obtain a half circle. Lay a sausage of almond paste on the leaf, fold sides and then roll to form a cigar. Arrange in a baking dish and repeat until exhaustion.

Melt the butter, then spread with a brush on the cigar.

Bake for 10-12 minutes so that it begin to brown.

Heat the honey and then pour over the cigars, roll these in to soak well.

Enjoy cold with a cup of mint tea !

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