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Easy Amaretti Cookie Recipe

Easy Amaretti Cookies Recipe

Easy Amaretti Cookies Recipe that only needs 3 ingredients (with the optional 4th ingredient) Easy amaretti cookie recipe that will take you back to Italy.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Chilling Time 30 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine Italian
Servings 8
Calories 122 kcal


  • 2 eggs - whites only
  • 1 1/3 cups/186g almond flour
  • 3/4 cup/150g caster/granuled sugar
  • 1/4 tsp of almond extract optional but highl recomended
  • To roll optional:
  • Extra granuled sugar
  • Powdered sugar


  • Split the whites and the yolks of the eggs in 2 bowls. Keep the yolks for something else.
  • Beat the egg whites using an electric mixer or a whisk until stiff peaks.
  • Fold in the almond flour and sugar gently to the egg whites.
  • Add the almond extract and mix the dough.
  • Chill the dough in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 180C/350F, line 1 baking tray with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Shape each cookie at 45g or 2 heaped tbsp. Then roll in granuled sugar first, then lastly in powdered sugar.
  • Arrange them on the baking tray.
  • Bake in the oven for 15 minutes.


Store these amaretti cookies once cooled in an air-tight container and consume them within 3 days.


Serving: 1cookieSugar: 15.3gFiber: 1.4gCalories: 122kcalFat: 5.5gProtein: 1.3gCarbohydrates: 33g
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