CHERRY ALMOND MACAROONS

Elaine Douglas

By
@BreadandSoupLady

A colourful sweet treat for Christmas from and old Robin Hood pamphlet.


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Serves:

45 cookies

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4
eggs, separated
1/4 tsp
salt (1 ml)
1 1/2 c
granulated sugar (375 ml)
3 c
coconut, flaked (750 ml)
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour (375 l)
1 1/2 c
*chopped red or green candied cherries (375 ml)
1 1/2 tsp
almond extract (7 ml)

*MAY SUBSTITUTE 1 1/2 C. SLIVERED ALMONDS OR A MIXTURE OF ALMONDS AND CHERRIES FOR THE 1 1/2 C. CHOPPED CHERRIES

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Beat egg whites and salt in a small mixer bowl until foamy. Gradually add sugar and beat until very stiff, about 4 minutes.
2
Beat egg yolks in a large mixing bowl. Stir in coconut. Add flour, cherries and extract; mix well.
3
Stir in egg white mixture thoroughly. Mixture will be very stiff.
4
Drop by tablespoonfuls onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F. (180 C.) for 10 - 15 minutes, or until set and edges are very light golden.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: French
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom