Hazelnut Macaroons

Recipe by Lalaloula
READY IN: 25mins


  • 100
  • 100
    g hazelnuts, ground (or other ground nuts or desiccated coconut)
  • 2
    egg whites
  • 1
    pinch salt


  • In a tall bowl beat egg whites with the pinch of salt until nearly stiff (soft peaks).
  • Add the sugar in a steady stream while continuing to beat. Beat until thick and glossy.
  • Fold in the ground nuts using a rubber spatula or a tabelspoon.
  • Drop macaroons by tbs onto a paper-lined cookie sheet leaving some space in between as they will spread.
  • Bake in the preheated oven at 150°C/300°F for about 20 minutes or until set, but still softish in the centre.
  • Leave on the cookie sheet for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Enjoy! :).
  • Note: These cookies keep some 2-3 weeks in cookie tins, but they will harden over time and then turn soft again.