Amaretti Cookies (No Flour and Low-Fat)

READY IN: 25mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    lb slivered almonds
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 12
    teaspoon almond extract or 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2
    large egg whites (from large or extra large eggs)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Set oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Line a cookie sheet with parchment or waxed paper, then generously grease the paper.
  • Process the almonds in 2 batches in a food processor until finely ground.
  • In a bowl combine the almonds with powdered sugar, vanilla and almond extract until blended, then stir in the egg whites; mix to combine (the batter will be sticky!).
  • Drop from a teaspoon onto greased cookie sheet.
  • Bake for abouit 15 minutes, or until lightly browned.
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