Easy Sugar-Dusted Amaretti Biscuits

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
YIELD: 30 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In food processor, blend almonds and 1/4 cup of the icing sugar until finely ground.
  • Blend in remaining icing sugar and flour.
  • In bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form.
  • Gradually beat in granulated sugar until stiff glossy peaks form.
  • Fold in the nut mixture and the almond extract.
  • Grease baking sheet and preheat oven to 300°F.
  • Using a pastry bag, pipe biscuit mixture into 1 1/2 inch wide mounds about 1 1/2 inches apart.
  • Bake in 300F oven for 40 to 45 minutes until golden brown.
  • Turn off the oven and allow the biscuits to dry inside the oven for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and cool on racks.
  • Dust with icing sugar.
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