Recipe: Italian Almond Cookie

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 15:23

Learn to make Amaretti, the traditional Italian cookie by following this simple recipe.

Ingredients:

• 3 cups Blanched Slivered Almonds
• 1-1/2 cups White Sugar
• 1 tsp Almond Extract
• 3 Egg Whites

Procedure:

• Preheat oven to 300 degrees F and line the baking tray with parchment paper.
• In a food processor, grind the almonds and then add the sugar; grind again for 15 seconds.
• Finally, add egg whites and almond extract, continue to grind until a smooth dough forms around the blade.
• Take out the dough and cut out cookies from it. Place the cookies onto prepared baking sheets.
• Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 30 minutes till they turn golden.
• Allow cookies to cool completely on the paper before removing.
• Amaretti is ready to serve. Store in a dry place.



First Published: Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 15:23
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