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Almond Macaroons

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Ingredients
  Canned almond paste 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg whites 4
  Powdered sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Work almond paste with a spoon until softened.
Then add granulated sugar and unbeaten egg whites, a small amount at a time, while continuing to beat with a spoon.
When thoroughly blended, add powdered sugar, sifted with flour.
Shape, using a pastry bag with tube or by dropping from a tablespoon on cookie sheets which have been covered with plain or parchment paper.
Let stand covered, with a damp cloth for 5 min.
Remove cloth and bake in a slow oven of 300°F for 30 min.
Remove the macaroons from paper with a spatula.
If desired, finely chopped candied cherries may be added to the almond mixture before baking, or the tops of the macaroons may be decorated with chopped almonds, walnuts, raisins, or candied cherries.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Almond
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1665 Calories from Fat 121

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20.4%

Saturated Fat 2.6 g12.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 345.7 mg14.4%

Total Carbohydrates 367 g122.4%

Dietary Fiber 5.9 g23.6%

Sugars 312.1 g

Protein 21 g41.6%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 11.6% Iron 18.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Almond Macaroons Recipe