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== Description ==
 
Makes about 3½ dozen cookies, each cookie is ½ fat. 24 calories
 
  
== Ingredients ==
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* 1 [[egg]], separated
 
* 1 cup artificial [[sweetener]]
 
* 2 cups [[corn flakes]]
 
* 1 cup shredded [[coconut]]
 
* ½ cup chopped [[pecans]] (optional)
 
* ½ tsp [[almond extract]]
 
  
== Procedures ==
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==Description==
# Beat [[egg]] white until stiff but not dry.
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Macaroons <ref>{{cite book|last=Grausman|first=Richard |title=French Classics Made Easy |year=1988|publisher=Thomas Allen & Son Limited|isbn=978-0-7611-5854-7|pages=257}}</ref> <ref>{{cite book|last=Woodward|first=Sarah |title=the food of france |year=2006|publisher=Kyle Cathie Limited|isbn=978-1-904920-43-4|pages=149}}</ref> are little almond cookies, popular in the southwest of France and near the Spanish borders.
# Fold in sweetener equivalent to 1 cup [[granulated sugar|sugar]].
 
# Add remaining ingredients.
 
# Drop by teaspoonsful onto greased baking sheet.
 
# Bake 350°F for 12 minutes.
 
# Remove from pan at once.
 
  
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==Ingredients==
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*1 cup ground almonds
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*2/3 cup confectioners' sugar
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*1 tbsp good-quality apricot jam, strained
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*yolk of 1 large egg, beaten
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==Procedures==
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# Warm oven to 325 degree F.
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# Combine the ingredients together.
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# Create a smooth paste consistency.
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# Dip hands in iced water and qickly roll into a long roll.
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# Wrap in plastic wrap.
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# Leave to chill for a few hours before baking.
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# Line a try with buttered parchment paper.
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# Cut slices at 1/2" in size.
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# Bake for ~10 min, until tops are lightly browned.
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# Cool for ~10 min, then enjoy.
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==References==
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<References/>
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[[Category:European cuisine]]
 
[[Category:Almond extract Recipes]]
 
[[Category:Almond extract Recipes]]
 
[[Category:Coconut Recipes]]
 
[[Category:Coconut Recipes]]

Revision as of 12:27, 12 October 2012

Macaroons
Macaroons in detail.jpg

Description

Macaroons [1] [2] are little almond cookies, popular in the southwest of France and near the Spanish borders.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup ground almonds
  • 2/3 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tbsp good-quality apricot jam, strained
  • yolk of 1 large egg, beaten

Procedures

  1. Warm oven to 325 degree F.
  2. Combine the ingredients together.
  3. Create a smooth paste consistency.
  4. Dip hands in iced water and qickly roll into a long roll.
  5. Wrap in plastic wrap.
  6. Leave to chill for a few hours before baking.
  7. Line a try with buttered parchment paper.
  8. Cut slices at 1/2" in size.
  9. Bake for ~10 min, until tops are lightly browned.
  10. Cool for ~10 min, then enjoy.

References

  1. Grausman, Richard (1988). French Classics Made Easy. Thomas Allen & Son Limited. pp. 257. ISBN 978-0-7611-5854-7. 
  2. Woodward, Sarah (2006). the food of france. Kyle Cathie Limited. pp. 149. ISBN 978-1-904920-43-4.