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Almond Orange Macaroons

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Ingredients
  Cooking spray 1
  Blanched slivered almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Unsweetened shredded coconut 3 Tablespoon
  Sugar substitute 1 Tablespoon
  Orange zest 1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated
  Egg white 1 Large
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.
2. Combine 1/2cup of the almonds, coconut, and sugar substitute in a food processor and pulse until almonds are finely ground. Add orange zest and egg white and pulse until combined.
3. Roll mixture into 16 balls; set 1 to 2 inches apart on baking sheet. Slightly flatten balls and top each with 1 of the remaining 16 almond slivers, pressing gently. Bake until bottoms of macaroons are lightly browned, about 10 minutes. Transfer cookies to a rack to cool completely.
4. Microwave chocolate in a bowl until melted, about 1 minute. Dip knife in chocolate and drizzle chocolate on macaroons. Refrigerate until chocolate hardens.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Orange
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 977 Calories from Fat 791

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 88 g135.1%

Saturated Fat 29.8 g149%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 66 mg2.8%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.6%

Dietary Fiber 19 g76.1%

Sugars 7.3 g

Protein 33 g65.9%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 6.8%

Calcium 32.3% Iron 29.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Almond Orange Macaroons Recipe