Amaretti Cookies

Amaretti Cookies

  • Preparation 30 min
  • Cooking 18 min
  • Servings 1
  • Makes 3 dozen
  • Freezes Yes

Traditionally made with ground apricot kernels, this Italian egg-white cookie has pronounced almond punch and a crispy-chewy texture.

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Ingredients

    • 2 cups (260 g) lightly packed almond powder
    • 1/2 cup (65 g) icing sugar
    • 4 egg whites, at room temperature
    • 1 cup (210 g) sugar
    • 1/4 cup (60 ml) water
    • 1 tbsp (15 ml) almond liqueur (amaretto)
    • 2 tsp (10 ml) almond extract
    • Icing sugar, for dusting

Preparation

Note from Ricardo

For this recipe, it is preferable to use parchment paper. Silicone mats tend to retain too much moisture during baking.

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