Saturday, December 3, 2022

Italian Amaretti Cookies

 2 1/2 cups almond flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 cup powdered sugar

3 large (egg whites only)

Zest of one lemon

1 teaspoon almond extract

36 or so without skin/optional

Dish with 1/2 cup of sugar for rolling cookies

  • Preheat oven 325 
  • Rack in center
  • Cookie pans lined with parchment paper
  • In a large bowl whisk the almond flour and sugar together, add grated lemon zest, and salt making sure well mixed with no lumps.
  • In another bowl, whisk egg whites to a almost a peak, then whisk in almond flour.
  • Slowly add egg whites to the dry mix, once well mixed should be all set.
  • Place batter into pastry bag with a large round tip and make small rounds onto baking sheets.
  • Sprinkle with sugar.
  • Place Almond on center of cookie gently. (optional)
  • Bake for 13-15 minutes or until cookies are slightly golden brown.
  • Cool 
  • Store in airtight containers.

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