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Affogato with Amaretto and Amaretti Cookies

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Affogato with Amaretto and Amaretti Cookies

Affogato with Amaretto and Amaretti Cookies
Aimee Herring
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Ingredients

  • 1 pint premium vanilla ice cream
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 tablespoon instant espresso powder
  • 4 tablespoons Disaronno Amaretto liqueur
  • 6 amaretti (Italian almond macaroons; if paper-wrapped, use 3 packets), roughly crumbled (1/3 cup)
  • Semisweet chocolate for shaving

Directions

  • Chill 4 serving bowls in freezer for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, remove ice cream from freezer to let soften slightly.
  • In a glass measuring cup, mix together the boiling water and espresso powder, stirring until powder is dissolved. Diving among each serving bowl.
  • Scoop 1/2 cup ice cream into each serving bowl. Drizzle 1 tablespoon Amaretto over each bowl of ice cream, then sprinkle with cookies. Using a vegetable peeler, shave chocolate over desserts. Serve immediately.