Acıbadem Kurabiyesi

Acıbadem kurabiyesi (Turkish: acıbadem kurabiyesi, "bitter almond biscuit") (Almond macaroons) is a traditional Turkish biscuit made of almonds, sugar and egg whites. The traditional recipes include a small amount of bitter almonds, which gives this cookie its name. Because bitter almonds are not readily available, almond extract is typically used as a substitute. These biscuits are part of the stock-in trade of almost every bakery in Turkey, and they are seldom made at home.

These biscuits have a chewy texture. They are usually served with coffee or ice cream.