Chewy Amaretti Sandwich Cookies


It’s really important to “age” the egg whites in this recipe.  Otherwise, you’ll get flat, crispy wafers, rather than the chewy consistency that makes these seem like real cookies. Aging means simply letting them sit out at room temperature for a while. If you don’t have a pastry bag, use the corner of a plastic bag to pipe the batter onto cookie sheets. The recipe comes from Deb Perelman who writes the Smitten Kitchen blog and just published her first cookbook, named after the blog. This recipe makes two dozen sandwiches. Read More