Amaretti fini (almond Macaroon Crisps)

Lynnda Cloutier

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@eatygourmet

These light confections will have you parting with store bought amaretti cookies for good. Serve them with espresso, for true authenticity.Source unknown


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Ingredients

3/4 cup blanched almonds, very finely ground
3/4 cup sugar
2 large egg whites, room temperature
1/4 tsp. almond extract

Directions Step-By-Step

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Preheat oven to 350. Line 3 baking sheets with parchment paper or foil; set aside. In large bowl, mix almonds and sugar; stir to mix well. In another bowl, whisk together egg whites and almond extract til soft peaks form. add egg whites to almond mixture. Stir to form a soft batter. With a teaspoon, spoon batter onto baking sheet, spacing cookies apart, about 12 cookies per sheet. Bake in center of oven about 15 minutes or til lightly browned. Remove form oven and transfer parchment sheets to cooling racks til cookies begin to firm up, about 3 to 4 minutes. With sharp knife, lift cookies form parchment and transfer to racks to cool completely. Makes about 36 cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies