Almond Macaroons

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These simple little cookies can be dressed up with a drizzle on melted chocolate or sandwich them with a touch of lemon curd or seedless raspberry jam.

Almond Macaroons

Makes 16 cookies

1 cup almond meal

2/3 cup granulated sugar

1 large egg white

pinch of salt

½ teaspoon almond extract

powdered sugar to roll the cookies in

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or a Silpat silicone sheet
  • In a bowl combine the almond meal, granulated sugar, egg white salt and almond extract and mix well
  • Put the powdered sugar in a shallow dish
  • With your hands roll the dough into 1 inch balls, you should have 16
  • Roll each ball in the powdered sugarA
  • Place the cookies on the cookie sheet and with a glass press the cookies to about a 1 ½” diameter
  • Bake the cookies for about 12 minutes until golden brown
  • Cool on a wire rack

 

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