How to Make Delicious Gluten Free Amaretti Cookies
Celebrity Chef Award Winning Author Maria Liberati sharese a recipe from her award winning book and her Blog read by over 100,000 worldwide subscribers at http://www.marialiberati.com/blog2.
No need to miss these delicious gems just becasue you have to eat gluten free. But these are delcious enough to eat for anyone!
Soft Amaretti (Amaretti Morbidi)
(From the award winning book The Basic Art of Italian Cooking: Holidays & Special Occasions-2nd edition ; copyright 2011 art of living,PrimaMedia, Inc/Maria Liberati)
1 lb of almonds peeled
2 cups sugar
3 egg whites
1 tablespoon potato starch
1 tsp almond flavoring
½ tsp vanilla
pinch of salt
Finely chop almonds and mix with sugar and potato starch and vanilla. Beat egg whites and with a pinch of salt to firm peaks, add in almond mix and almond flavoring and mix. With small spoon form small balls of dough- the size of a walnut. Cover a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Place amaretti on cookie sheet and let dry for 3 hours there. Then sprinkle with powdered sugar and place in oven preheated to 200 degrees for 30 minutes.