Amy's Amaretti


Amy's Amaretti

My amaretti recipe is really easy, and my family and friends eat them up like there's no tomorrow - you will too. I love almonds, so I was really excited to make these wonderful cookies - especially since they're a healthier than many other cookies out there.


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Preparation Time15 min

Cooking Time25 min


  • 3 cups blanched, slivered almonds
  • 1 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract


  1. Preheat oven to 300F degrees.
  2. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  3. In a food processor, grind the almonds into a fine meal.
  4. Add the sugar and continue to process for another 15 seconds.
  5. Finally, add egg whites and almond extract, continue to process until a smooth dough forms around the blade.
  6. Using a teaspoon, place well rounded spoonfuls of dough onto prepared baking sheets.
  7. Cookies should be at least 1 1/2 inches apart.
  8. Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 30 minutes. Cookies should be golden.
  9. Allow cookies to cool completely on the paper before removing.
  10. Store in a dry place.

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Where is the nutrition info? I need to know calories and carbs since I am now on insulin, and am trying really hard to not eat too many carbs or sugars. I haven't made these because you didn't include this information.

Hello! Per serving, there are 79 calories, 4g fat, 3mg sodium, 10.1g carbohydrates, 8.7g sugar, and 2g protein. Please let me know if you have any other questions!


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