CHERRY ALMOND MACAROONS

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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

How to Make CHERRY ALMOND MACAROONS

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.

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About CHERRY ALMOND MACAROONS

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



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