Stuffed Peaches with Amaretti and Chocolate

A delightful blend of juicy peaches and rich chocolate, enhanced by the satisfying crunch of crushed La Mole Amaretti cookies. A traditional dessert from Piemonte that brings a touch of Italian sweetness to your table.

INGREDIENTS

4

large ripe peaches

100 gr

La Mole Amaretti cookies, crushed

50 gr

dark chocolate, finely chopped

2

tablespoons sugar

1

tablespoon unsalted butter, melted

1

egg yolk

1

teaspoon vanilla extract

Optional:

a pinch of salt

a splash of Amaretto liqueur

method

STEP 1

Preheat the Oven
Preheat your oven to 180°C (350°F).

STEP 2

Prepare the Peaches
Wash the peaches and cut them in half. Remove the pits and scoop out a small amount of flesh from the center to create a cavity for the filling. Reserve the scooped-out peach flesh in a bowl.

STEP 3

Make the Filling
Add the crushed La Mole Amaretti cookies, chopped dark chocolate, sugar, melted butter, egg yolk, vanilla extract, and a pinch of salt in the bowl with the reserved peach flesh. Mix well until all ingredients are combined. If desired, add a splash of Amaretto liqueur for extra flavor.

STEP 4

Stuff the peaches
Place the peach halves in a baking dish. Fill each peach cavity generously with the amaretti and chocolate mixture.

STEP 5 5

Bake
Bake the stuffed peaches in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the peaches are tender and the filling is golden and slightly crispy on top.

STEP 6STEP 5 6

Serve
Remove the peaches from the oven and let them cool slightly. Serve warm or at room temperature, optionally with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream.

Tips: For an extra touch, sprinkle some powdered sugar or cocoa powder on top before serving. You can also garnish with fresh mint leaves for a refreshing contrast.

Enjoy these delightful stuffed peaches with La Mole Amaretti and chocolate, a perfect combination of sweetness and crunch that brings a touch of Piemonte tradition to your table. Perfect for impressing your guests or for a sweet moment of personal indulgence, these stuffed peaches are a true tribute to the authentic flavors of our beloved region.

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