Amaretti Cookies – Ciasteczka Amaretti – Recipe #291


  • 3 cups almond flour
  • 1/2 cups confectioners sweetener
  • 1/3 cup egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a food processor, add the flour, sugar and process for about 15 seconds.
  3. add egg whites and almond extract, continue to process until a smooth dough forms around the blade.
  4. With a cookie scoop scoop the dough into 1″ balls.
  5. Put the extra confectioners’ sweetener into a shallow bowl. Drop the dough balls into it. Shake and toss in the bowl to coat the balls.
  6. Place the dough balls onto the prepared baking sheet, spacing them about 1 1/2″ apart. Gently press down on each ball to flatten slightly.
  7. Bake the cookies for 25 to 30 minutes, until they’ve cracked slightly and are a deep golden brown beneath the sugar, but are still slightly soft when pressed.
  8. Remove the cookies from the oven, and allow them to cool for 5 minutes on the pan, then transfer them to a rack to cool completely.
  9. If your sugar disappeared during baking just dust them with a bit more.


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