Baked peaches with amaretti cookies

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
7 \N Peaches
10 \N Whole Amaretti cookies
⅓ cup Granulated white sugar
1 \N Egg yolk

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Halve and pit 6 peaches-, place peach halves, cut side up, in a buttered baking dish just large enough to hold them comfortably-, set aside.

2. Grind cookies in a food processor-, transfer crumbs to a small bowl.

3. Peel and pit another peach-, process to a smooth puree. Transfer puree to a medium bowl-, mix in sugar, egg yolk, and cookie crumbs. Spoon a portion of filling into each peach half.

4. Bake until peaches are tender, about 1 hour. Serve warm with sweetened whipped cream, flavored with a bit of Amaretto liqueur if you like.

Cook's Illustrated, July/Aug. 1994, Page 34.

Nationality: USA Courses: dessert, fruit Season:any Method: baked Start to Finish 1½ hours

Preparation 5 minutes Attention 1 ½ hours Finishing 10 minutes Converted from Mangia!, Cook's Illustrated 1993-1995 Cookbook Recipe by: Cook's Illustrated, July/Aug. 1994, Page 34 Posted to MC-Recipe Digest by "Hobbs, D B USO" <hobbs@...> on Mar 19, 1998

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