Definition of amaretti in English:

amaretti

Syllabification: am·a·ret·ti
Pronunciation: /ˌaməˈretē
 
/

noun

  • Italian almond-flavored cookies.
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    • If you like, you can finish it with crumbled amaretti biscuits, sticks of shortbread, and of course, your butterscotch sauce.
    • If I can get them, I also like the addition of ratafia or amaretti biscuits soaked with the sponge for texture and that almond flavour.
    • Desserts included crumbled amaretti in a rich dark chocolate mousse and home-made apple tart made with thin slices of apple.

Origin

Italian, based on amaro 'bitter'; compare with amaretto.

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