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    Swedish Almond Macaroons

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    Cook Time:

    30 mins

    10 mins

    20 mins

    Bec's Note:

    From a little Swedish Recipes book of mine.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Knead almond paste until soft; work in powdered sugar.
    2. 2
      Add vanilla and salt.
    3. 3
      Add egg whites, a little at a time, blending well after each addition. Use just enough egg whites to make a soft dough that will hold its shape when dropped from a teaspoon.
    4. 4
      Line cookie sheets with unglazed brown paper.
    5. 5
      Drop paste onto sheets by teaspoonfuls, about 2 inches apart. Or force through a cookie press into rounds.
    6. 6
      Sprinkle with sugar.
    7. 7
      Bake about 20 minutes at 300 degrees.
    8. 8
      Place macaroons on damp towel to loosen the brown paper and remove paper. Cool on racks.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 30, 2012

      55

      These were delicious, though a bit sticky. I think the keys would be to use one (not two or three) egg whites, maniuplate it minimally, use two spoons to drop (they will spread out) them onto a silpat lined pan (that makes it easy to get them up with a spatula once they are completely cool) and don't overbake them.

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    • on December 20, 2007

      I don't know what went wrong here, but they didn't turn out at all! I carefully measured the almond paste, kneaded it for about half an hour, finally warming it in the microwave till it was the consistency of playdough. Mixing in the sugar made it dry and crumbly, and although I added less than two egg whites, the dough wouldn't hold its shape, even after adding a quarter cup of flour. I tried baking them anyway, and ended up with almond flavoured taffy. I threw them all out, since even using the damp towel, the paper still stuck to them.

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    Nutritional Facts for Swedish Almond Macaroons

    Serving Size: 1 (17 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 24

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 64.5
     
    Calories from Fat 23
    36%
    Total Fat 2.6 g
    4%
    Saturated Fat 0.2 g
    1%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 29.7 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 9.5 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
    1%
    Sugars 8.3 g
    33%
    Protein 1.1 g
    2%

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