Almond and Amaretto Cookies

Almond and Amaretto Cookies

Almond and Amaretto Cookies

These are great little biscuits for serving with coffee after a meal. Spiced up by the twang of Amaretto liquor, a traditional Italian digestive, they make for a nice after dinner treat.


  • 230 gm butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 1 tablespoon of Amaretto liquor
  • 3 cups sifted flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • blanced almonds


  1. Cream the butter and sugar until pale
  2. Add the eggs and then the Amaretto and mix well
  3. Stir in the remaining, combined dry ingredients
  4. Roll into balls and place on an oven tray, press down with a fork
  5. Place a few blanched almonds on the top of each biscuit and gently press in.
  6. Bake at 180°C for 10 to 15 minutes
  7. When cooked place on a wire rack to cool

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