Delicate, yet chewy almond macaroons, madewith homemade almond paste.
Recipe: Almond Paste Macaroons
Almond paste:2 cups blanched almonds1 1/2 cup powdered sugar; sifted1/4 cup egg whites; unbeaten2 teaspoons almond extract
Makes 1 pound almond paste.
Cookies:1 recipe almond paste2 cups granulated sugar1/4 teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons cake flour; sifted
2/3 cup powdered sugar; sifted
2/3 cup egg whites; unbeaten
Makes about 5 dozen cookies.
Variation: Melt 6 ounces (1 cupchips) of your favorite chocolate with 2 teaspoons butter orvegetable shortening and drizzle over cooled cookies or dip oneside of each cookie into melted chocolate mixture.
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