Total Time
1hr
Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins

These actually are Christmas cookies, but I made them all year. They are not really macaroons but are called "lemon bread" in Germany. I forgot how many cookies the recipe yields, but I remember I got really a lot. Store them in a cool place in an airtight container or they will get hard quickly.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  3. Fold in sifted powdered sugar and juicce of the 2 lemons.
  4. Fold in ground almonds and hazelnuts.
  5. With two teaspoons place little heaps onto greased cookie sheet. I'd recommend using baking paper or silicon sheets.
  6. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes.
  7. While cookies are baking, you can prepare some lemon icing from lemon juice and powdered sugar. Ice cookies after removing from oven.
  8. Let cool completely and store in an airtight container in a cool place.