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Amaretti

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Ingredients
  Egg whites 2
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Almonds 1⁄2 Pound, ground (blanched)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Dash
  Confectioners sugar 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Beat the egg whites until stiff but not dry, adding the almond extract toward the end.
Combine the almonds, sugar, and salt; fold in.
Drop by teaspoons onto a lightly buttered and floured cookie sheet.
Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar (put through a sieve).
Let stand uncovered at room temperature for 2 hours.
Bake in a 300° oven about 25 minutes, or until golden brown.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Nut
Interest: 
Party

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2132 Calories from Fat 939

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 112 g172.6%

Saturated Fat 8.5 g42.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 220 mg9.2%

Total Carbohydrates 255 g84.9%

Dietary Fiber 27.7 g110.7%

Sugars 214.2 g

Protein 54 g108.9%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C

Calcium 60.5% Iron 47.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Amaretti Recipe