Chocolate Almond Macaroons

Chocolate Almond Macaroons created by ClareVH

If you are a chocolate lover, then you will love these, there much more interesting then plain macaroon cookies!

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ingredients

  • 3 egg whites
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 12 cup finely ground almonds
  • 12 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted and cooled

directions

  • Set oven to 350 degrees.
  • Butter generously a large cookie sheet.
  • Beat egg whites and salt until stiff, but not dry.
  • Beat in sugar, a little at a time; beat until mixture is thick and glossy (mixture should stand in peaks).
  • Fold in almonds, vanilla and melted chocolate.
  • Drop macaroons by teaspoonfuls, onto a well-greased cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes.
  • Careful not to overbake, as the cookies will lose their texture.
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  1. Loveblumes
    My husband got me a long coveted Bosch universal mixer for Christmas and I christened it with this lovely little recipe. I only used the mixer to beat the egg whites and sugar and then folded in the rest with a rubber spatula. I only used about 1/3 cup light brown sugar instead of the cup of white since we light things not too sweet and they were perfection! I knew that the choc chips would add lots of sweetness. I used Bob's blanched almond meal. I melted my chips in a make shift double boiler but the chocolate did firm up a bit by the time I added it, but it all came together fine, just the same. I did put them really close together not realizing they do spread and flatten a bit so some of them were attached. Perfect excuse to gobble up as many imperfect ones as I could, as those don't count, especially if you're standing up while doing this. Oh, and I just realized, I forgot the salt, but I guess we didn't miss it!
  2. LillyZackMom
    YUMMY!!! These have a truly rich chocolate flavor unlike the many recipes which call for cocoa. I cook on baking stones & needed to cook my cookies a good 20-25 minutes but the texture was still wonderful! A keeper for the Passover section of my cookbook. Thanks for sharing!
  3. lemoncurd
    I made these little gems with some left over egg whites, they only lasted a few hours and then they were all gone. A breeze to make in kenwood/ kitchenaid mixer. A word of advice make sure your ground almonds are super fine, I used bought almond meal and there were some course pieces in it which kind of hurt the roof our mouths.
  4. PCrocker
    I love these cookies. I had some egg whites to use up and this was a perfect way to do that.
  5. ClareVH
    What an elegant cookie! So simple yet so tasty. A little bit chewy, a little bit crunchy and a whole lot yummy! I served these as a light dessert with vanilla ice cream, but they are also a great companion to a cup of coffee or tea. This recipe made exactly 40 cookies for me. I used Trader Joe's Almond Meal (which I always have in my freezer). For those with wheat issues, I note that this is a gluten-free cookie. Thanks Kittencal!
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