Amaretti

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This is the classic Italian almond macaroon. When first baked they are crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside. As they sit, they get crunchy throughout. Delicious with any fruit dessert.

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Servings:
12
Yield:
2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 3 cups blanched slivered almonds

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • 3 egg whites

  • 1 teaspoon almond extract

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.

  2. In a food processor, grind the almonds into a fine meal. Add the sugar and continue to process for another 15 seconds. Finally, add egg whites and almond extract, continue to process until a smooth dough forms around the blade.

  3. Using a teaspoon, place well rounded spoonfuls of dough onto prepared baking sheets. Cookies should be at least 1 1/2 inches apart. Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 30 minutes. Cookies should be golden. Allow cookies to cool completely on the paper before removing. Store in a dry place.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

266 Calories
14g Fat
30g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 266
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 17mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 26g
Protein 7g
Calcium 69mg 5%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 184mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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