Almond Macaroons I


Top traditional macaroons with chopped almonds.

2 dozen


  • ½ pound almond paste

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 3 egg whites

  • teaspoon salt

  • 2 tablespoons cake flour

  • cup confectioners' sugar

  • 2 tablespoons chopped blanched almonds


  1. Cover cookie sheets with parchment or aluminum foil, shiny side up.

  2. Soften almond paste with your hands or food processor. In large mixing bowl, blend almond paste and sugar.

  3. Separate eggs and add whites to mixture. Mix in confectioners' sugar, flour and salt. Stir well.

  4. Force dough through a cookie press or drop by teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheets. Cover and let stand for 30 minutes.

  5. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Sprinkle cookies with chopped almonds and bake for 25 minutes. Remove parchment or foil from cookie sheets and let cool. Peel off macaroons.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

182 Calories
6g Fat
31g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 182
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Sodium 40mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 20g
Protein 3g
Calcium 37mg 3%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 85mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.