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Amaretti Cookies Dessert Recipe is one of the most traditional desserts in Italian Cuisine. You might try different type of Cookies dessert before but Amaretti Cookies Dessert is so special and extra delicious. You may try our Amaretti Cookies Dessert Recipes and give your family and friends a special impression in these dessert recipes. Besides, you can discover more information about Amaretti Cookies, such as History of Amaretti Cookies.

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Amaretti Cookies Dessert Recipe

Thanks to my housemate, Susan because of taught me how to make Amaretti Cookies. I also learnt a lot of Italian Desserts from her. So, I will share these Italian dessert recipes via and hope you can do it successfully. Amaretti is the name of Italian macaroons, which means little bitter things. 

History of Amaretti Cookies Dessert Recipe

Amaretti Cookies Dessert Recipe is traditional dessert, which originated in Venice, Italy during Renaissance period. This cookies is traditionally served with a sweet liqueur or dessert wine. Sometimes, they also can be tasted with ice-cream or mousse.

Amaretti Cookies Dessert

Amaretti Cookies Dessert

AvatarCanning Homemade
The characteristic of the Amaretti Cookies is crispy and crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 250 kcal


  • 1 1/2 cups ground almonds
  • 80 grams all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 100 grams powered sugar
  • 2 large eggs white
  • 1/2 tablespoon almond extract
  • 1/4 tablespoon lemon extract


  • Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  • In a bowl, stir ground almonds, flour and sugar together.
  • Mix egg whites, almond and lemon extract gradually.
  • Combine the almond mixture into egg whites.
  • Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • Drop rounded tablespoon flour onto cookie sheet, leaving about 1.5 inches between cookies.
  • Bake 12 to 15 minutes, until cookies are lightly browned.
  • The cookies can be remove from oven.


Tips on Preparation of Amaretti Cookies Dessert
The tips of Amaretti Cookies Dessert Recipes are useful for your preparation. It is additional information for you to enhance the taste and flavour of your Amaretti Cookies.
  • You should stir the mixture by hands at right duration (5 minutes).
  • The electric mixer also can be used in the process.
  • Remove cookies from oven immediately, in order to make chewy cookies.
  • Turn off oven and leave door slightly open to allow the cookies to dry out for 1 hour, in order to make crisp cookies.
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