Vanilla Bean Amaretti

Vanilla Bean Amaretti 150 Image by: Vanilla Bean Amaretti 150 Author: Canadian Living

This four-ingredient cookie couldn't be simpler. The vanilla bean gives a lovely hit of flavour without using extract, which is usually not kosher for Passover. The scraped bean pod can be added to a canister of granulated sugar to perfume it for all of your baking.

  • Portion size 40 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: April 2012

Ingredients

  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 2 cups whole almonds (with skin)
  • 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 egg whites

Method

Split vanilla bean; scrape seeds into food processor. Add almonds and sugar; pulse until fine. Add egg whites; pulse until in thick paste.

Using damp hands, roll by scant 1 tbsp into balls; place, 2 inches (5 cm) apart, on parchment paper–lined baking sheets. Bake in 375°F (190°C) oven until golden brown, 15 to 18 minutes. Let cool on pan on rack.

Nutritional facts Per cookie: about

  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 4 mg
  • Sugars 8 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 71.0
  • Total fat 4 g
  • Potassium 55 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 9 g

%RDI

  • Iron 2.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 1.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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