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French Almond Macaroons

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Ingredients
  Ground almonds 225 Gram (2 cups)
  Sugar 225 Gram (1 cup)
  Egg whites 4 , beaten
Directions

Line baking sheets with rice paper.
Preheat oven to 325°F (165°C).
In a medium bowl, stir almonds, sugar and beaten egg whites until blended.
Fill a pastry bag fitted with a plain nozzle with mixture.
Pipe small rounds onto rice paper, leaving enough space between each for spreading during cooking.
Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until light golden.
Cool on rice paper.
When macaroons are cool, cut around each one and trim off excess rice paper.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Nut
Interest: 
Everyday

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4 Comments

Edu's picture
I have the same recipe, I got it in one book, but my macaroons exploded, why did this happened??? Perhaps my oven was to hot?
Edu's picture
Well, it was not the same, it added 3 ounces of dark chocolate.
umaima's picture
Hi Edu, a very hot oven and over beaten egg whites may cause you macroons to collapse during baking.
Edu's picture
Tank you, I will try to make them following your advice!!!!