Chocolate-Almond Macaroons

Chocolate-Almond Macaroons

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"Ground almonds and chocolate put a new spin on an old favorite."

Ingredients

servings 266 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 266 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 16.2 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.4g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 6.8 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 36 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Finely grind the almonds, sugar, cinnamon and salt in a food processor.
  3. Separate one of the eggs and add the white, the other egg, and almond extract and process until the mixture holds together. Transfer to a bowl and stir in the chocolate.
  4. Moisten hands and roll mixture into 1-inch balls. Place on prepared cookie sheet. Flatten to 1/3-inch thick rounds.
  5. Bake until tops puff and centers are still soft, about 12 minutes. Remove to a rack and cool completely. Replace parchment paper for next round of cookies.
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This was the best almond macaroon recipe I found! I made them as part of my French display on Bordeaux at Foreign Language Day, and by the end, there was only one left. It was hard keeping my ...

WOW, I AM SO GLAD I TRIED THIS RECIPE EVEN THOUGH THE RATING WAS A FOUR. IT WAS A HUUUGE HIT WITH THE WHOLE FAMILY! I DID NOT HAVE WHOLE ALMONDS, SO ESTIMATED AND USED 1 3/4 CUPS OF GROUND ALMO...

I was on a wheat-free diet for a while and really missed cookies--wish I'd had these gems! They are scrumptious and, with a food processor, a snap to make. Gave a batch as a gift to a friend w...

Perfect chewy lttle cookie, left out chocolate. Used 2 cups almond meal so didn't have to grind them.simply stired everything in bowl then used mini ice cream scoop to scoop and shape. Very easy...

My cookies turned out very flat. They have a chewy texture but the chocolate was a little over-powering. I think I was looking for more of the almond flavor than the chocolate. I will try thi...

These aren't really macaroons per se. That's not to say they're not delicious! I bought a large chunk of dark chocolate and shaved that so that it melted more in the oven. I didn't have any pape...

Delicious and easy to make! I took them to a potluck and several people wanted the recipe!