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Almond Macaroons


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Ingredients

2 cups whole almonds (preferably blanched)
1 1/3 cups granulated sugar
2 large egg whites
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
Powdered sugar for dusting
32 whole almonds


Preheat oven to 350*F (175*C). Lightly grease baking sheets; set aside.


In a food processor pulse 2 cups almonds with sugar until ground fine.


Add egg whites, almond extract and salt and pulse until combined.


Roll mixture into 32 (1-inch) balls and arrange about 2-inches apart on baking sheets.


Slightly flatten balls and dust lightly with powdered sugar. Press 1 almond into each cookie.


Bake macaroons in middle of oven for 10 minutes or until light golden brown.


Transfer macaroons to a wire rack and cool completely.


Store in an airtight container.


Makes 32 cookies.


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Notes

hello kcqueenm, i was wondering if you could help me with a tip, my macaroons dont come out with the crispness part under the macaroon? can u help me!! thankyou

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