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Macaroons

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Ingredients
  Almond paste 1 Cup (16 tbs) (commercial)
  Granulated sugar 7⁄8 Cup (14 tbs)
  Egg whites 3
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), powdered
  Cake flour 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Grease a baking sheet lightly with margarine; lay unglazed paper on it.
2. Work the paste until smooth, add the sugar gradually and beat until smooth.
3. Beat the egg whites stiff and fold into the almond paste mixture, then add the vanilla and mix thoroughly.
4. Sift together the powdered sugar, cake flour and salt and add to the mixture; beat until smooth.
5. Shape, using a pastry bag and tube, or drop by teaspoonfuls onto the baking sheet. Let them stand about 2 hours.
6. Ten minutes before ready to bake, start oven, set at Moderately Slow, 300° F. Bake about 25 minutes, until golden brown. Remove the pan, slip the paper off onto a damp cloth. Let stand a few minutes then remove the macaroons.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Almond
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2240 Calories from Fat 587

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 70 g107.7%

Saturated Fat 6.6 g32.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 409.4 mg17.1%

Total Carbohydrates 385 g128.4%

Dietary Fiber 15 g60.1%

Sugars 333 g

Protein 36 g72%

Vitamin A Vitamin C 0.42%

Calcium 45.9% Iron 22.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Macaroons Recipe