luvFAB recipe

peaches with amaretti cookies

seves 8


  • 8-12 amaretti cookies
  • 8 almonds
  • 4 ripe peaches, halved and pitted
  • 4 teaspoons sugar (1/2 teaspoon per peach half)
  • 4 teaspoons unsalted butter (1/2 teaspoon per peach half)
  • 8 tablespoons brandy or white wine
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon sugar


preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

for the whipped cream: In a large bowl, add heavy whipping cream and 1 tablespoon of sugar, whip until stiff peaks form.  Keep chilled until ready to serve.

butter the bottom of a shallow baking dish.

arrange the peaches cut side up in the prepared dish.

in the bowl of a food processor, add the amaretti cookies and almonds, and pulse until finely crumbled.

fill the center of each peach with the amaretti cookie and almond mixture.

sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon of sugar over each peach.

dot each peach with 1/2 teaspoon of butter.

add 1 tablespoon of brandy or white wine on each peach.

cover the dish with aluminum foil and bake 15 minutes.

uncover and continue to bake for 15 more minutes, until the peaches are tender and the filling is crisp on top.

serve hot or at room temperature with whipped cream.

peaches with amaretti cookies, the best dress up

peaches, prunus persica, from the latin meaning persian apple, originated in china around 1000 bc, and not until the 19th century became commercially available in the usa.  in chinese culture the peach tree is considered the tree of life and a symbol of immortality and unity.  although a summer fruit in north america, global commerce has made it possible to enjoy peaches during the winter months, making this a peachy luvFAB recipe for all seasons.  yummy, life’s a peach, life is good for thebestdressup now!

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12 Responses to luvFAB recipe

  1. Now, that’s Luv!


  2. ciao! well, more like peachy luv.

  3. Lovely. I’m printing it now for the next ladies night! Thanks for stopping by and the ‘like’. I’ll be back.

  4. ciao! heartfelt thanks…just a pleasure.

  5. jana says:

    une recette fabuleuse et parfumee! yummyyyy…

  6. ciao! vraiment une plaisir que vous aime la recette. merci.

  7. fotogfoodie says:

    Sounds yummy! Thank for visiting my blog 🙂

  8. ciao! and the taste is yummier. your blog is a luvFIND.

  9. I’m from Georgia and love peaches 🙂 Looks great!

  10. ohlidia says:

    Looks really yummy! Can’t wait to try this in the summer with juicy, ripe peaches!

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