Amaretti with Chewy Centers

Preparation info
  • Makes:

    2–3 Dozen

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Cookiepedia: Mixing Baking, and Reinventing the Classics

By Stacey Adimando

Published 2011

  • About

I fear if it weren’t for their inclusion in the occasional TV recipe (“As a finishing touch, sprinkle some crushed amaretti over the top . . . ”), these cookies would be forgotten. They shouldn’t be! Amaretti are rustic, low-maintenance cousins to the trendy French macaron. But there’s no tedious egg white whipping or perfect piping required—at least not in this version. I like mine just chewy enough to get a little stuck in my teeth, but crispy enough to easily dislodge with a swig of capp