Real French Almond Macarons

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Francine ---
from Raleigh, NC

A sophisticated little cookie that bring a smile to all the almond lovers. *A golfer has one advantage over a fisherman: he does not have to show anything to prove it. * A good thing about telling the truth is that you don't have to remember what you said.

serves 12-16
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Convection Oven

Ingredients

  • 1-8 oz
    almond paste
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 3 lg
    egg white
  • 1/4 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond extract
  • 3 Tbsp
    flour
  • 1/2 c
    confectionners'sugar
  • pinch
    of salt
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How To Make

  • 1
    In a mixer bowl break up the almond paste.
  • 2
    Combine almond paste sugar egg whites and flavoring in food processor bowl and mix for about one minute. Add remaining ingredients and process for about 60 seconds.
  • 3
    Cover baking sheets with brown paper. Drop almond mixture by the tablespoon onto pan. Dampen finger and flatten dough. Let stand for an hour, uncovered.
  • 4
    Preheat oven at 300. Enjoy it!
  • 5
    Bake for about 15-20 minutes or until gold.
  • 6
    I never can have enough of these French macaroons.
  • 7
    Delicate, soft chewy inside, gold outside. In my opinion there is nothing in the world to substitute these FRENCH MACARONS.

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