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Almond Macaroons

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  Almond paste 4 Ounce (1/2 Up From A Baker / Specialty Shop)
  Granulated sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Dash
  Egg whites 2 , unbeaten
  Vanilla 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Combine almond paste and granulated sugar and work with fingers until thoroughly blended.
Add confectioners' sugar, flour and salt and continue to mix in with the fingers.
Add egg whites and vanilla and stir thoroughly.
Drop from teaspoon onto a baking sheet covered with smooth unglazed paper.
Allow to set for 3 hours.
Bake at 300° F. (slow oven) for 20 minutes until delicately browned.
Watch carefully the last five minutes as these cookies burn easily.
Lift the paper on to a moist towel for a few minutes or until macaroons can be removed easily.
Makes about 2 dozen 1 1/2-inch macaroons.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1296 Calories from Fat 265

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g48.8%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 228.2 mg9.5%

Total Carbohydrates 245 g81.5%

Dietary Fiber 5.8 g23.4%

Sugars 219.9 g

Protein 18 g36.2%

Vitamin A Vitamin C 0.19%

Calcium 20.3% Iron 14.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Almond Macaroons Recipe