Amaretti Cookies

Serves: 8




  1. Preheat the oven to 170°C (325°C).
  2. Line baking tray with parchment paper.
  3. In a large bowl, sift the flours, sugar and vanilla extract.
  4. Using a hand mixer, whisk the egg whites with the salt.
  5. Whisk in the Amaretto liqueur until well combined.
  6. Incorporate egg whites to the dry ingredients and mix with your hands until the dough is smooth.
  7. Roll the dough into balls (about 1 tablespoon), roll into the powdered sugar and place on the prepared baking tray.
  8. Leave a bit of space between the cookie balls.
  9. Cook for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
  10. Remove from oven and let them cool.
  11. The cookies will keep for up to 3 days in an airtight container.


  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 egg whites
  • Pinch of salt
  • Powdered sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon Amaretto liqueur