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Amaretti Cookies

Yield Makes 50 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 pound slivered almonds
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 egg whites

How to Make It

  1. Process almonds in 2 batches in a food processor or blender until finely ground.

  2. Combine ground almonds, powered sugar, and vanilla extract in a medium bowl, using hands to mix. Stir in egg whites. (Dough will be sticky.) Drop by teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased baking sheets.

  3. Bake at 350° for 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned.