Amaretti Cookies,a sweet Italian Almond Cookie crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside cookie recipe.Fast & easy,gluten and dairy free.
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Amaretti Cookies Italian Almond Cookies

Amaretti Cookies,a sweet Italian Almond Cookie crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside cookie recipe.Fast & easy,gluten and dairy free.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 22 cookies
Calories: 54kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy / An Italian in my Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup + 1/4 cup whole almonds** 130 grams
  • 1/2 cup sugar 100 grams
  • 2 medium egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 2.10 grams

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 340°F  (170° celsius).  Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
    In a food processor add almonds and sugar and pulse for 20 seconds until mixture is very crumbly.  Then add egg whites and almond flavouring again pulse for 30 seconds until mixture comes together.
    Place a teaspoon full of mixture on cookie sheets, leave space between each addition, sprinkle with granulated sugar and bake for approximately 15 -20 minutes until golden.  Let cool completely, sprinkle with icing sugar if desired. Enjoy!
    **Place almonds in a single layer on a baking sheet and bake for 10-15 minutes at 350°F (180°C).  (mix a couple of times while in the oven) Let cool 20 minutes before grinding.

Nutrition

Calories: 54kcal