These amarettis cookies are very soft and with a delicious taste and aroma of almonds, this traditional Italian recipe is prepared in just a few minutes and very easily using simple ingredients.
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(275 g) almond flour
(135 g) sugar
small egg whites
or ½ tsp almond extract
pinch of salt
Place the egg whites in a bowl and add a pinch of salt, beat with an electric mixer until soft peaks.
Add the almond flour, sugar and Amaretto liqueur or, if you prefer, almond extract.
Using a spatula, mix the ingredients until combined. Place the bowl in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.
Heat oven to 375°F (190°C). Prepare a cookie tray.
Form small balls with the dough and coat them on confectioner’s sugar.
Place them on the baking tray at least 1,5″ (4 cm) apart each. Flatten them a little with your fingers and bake for 5 minutes.
Low the temperature to 345°F (175°C) and continue to bake for another 13-15 minutes or until the cookies start to turn slightly golden.
Remove from the oven and carefully arrange them on a cooling rack, let them rest for 5 minutes.
Transfer the cookies to the plate with confectioner’s sugar and coat them until they are well covered. Place them again on the cooling rack and let cool completely.
Maricruz Avalos F.