ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel
  • »
  • Food and Cooking»
  • Dessert Recipes

Gluten Free Chocolate Almond Macaroons

Updated on January 9, 2013
4.5 stars from 2 ratings of Chocolate Almond Macaroons

You won’t have to worry about storing these macaroons because there won’t be any leftovers.

Yummy!
Yummy!
Place almonds into the bowl of a food processor fitted with the metal chopping blade.
Place almonds into the bowl of a food processor fitted with the metal chopping blade.
Process for 1 to 2 minutes or until finely ground.
Process for 1 to 2 minutes or until finely ground.
Add sugar and cocoa.
Add sugar and cocoa.
Process for 1 minute.
Process for 1 minute.
Add egg whites and vanilla extract.
Add egg whites and vanilla extract.
Process, scraping sides of the bowl, for 1 to 2 minutes or until the mixture is pasty.
Process, scraping sides of the bowl, for 1 to 2 minutes or until the mixture is pasty.
Drop by tablespoonfuls onto the baking sheet spreading them apart.
Drop by tablespoonfuls onto the baking sheet spreading them apart.
Bake macaroons in a 350 degrees oven for 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Macaroons are done whey they have cracked lightly across the top.
Bake macaroons in a 350 degrees oven for 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Macaroons are done whey they have cracked lightly across the top.
If using a parchment paper, slide it onto a well dampened towel. As soon as the paper is moist, remove the macaroons; be careful not to let them absorb any moisture.
If using a parchment paper, slide it onto a well dampened towel. As soon as the paper is moist, remove the macaroons; be careful not to let them absorb any moisture.

Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 30 min
Yields: 15 Macaroons

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole almonds, blanched, peeled and ground
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large egg whites
  • ½ cup cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and adjust the oven rack to the middle position. Line a baking sheet with silicone baking mat. If using a parchment paper spray with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Place almonds into the bowl of a food processor fitted with the metal chopping blade. Process for 1 to 2 minutes or until finely ground. Add sugar and cocoa, process for 1 minute. Add egg whites and vanilla extract; process, scraping sides of the bowl, for 1 to 2 minutes or until the mixture is pasty.
  3. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto the baking sheet spreading them apart. Bake macaroons in a 350 degrees oven for 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Macaroons are done whey they have cracked lightly across the top. If using a parchment paper, slide it onto a well dampened towel. As soon as the paper is moist, remove the macaroons; be careful not to let them absorb any moisture.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • Bake Like a Pro profile image
      Author

      Bake Like a Pro 4 years ago

      Thank you Rogene. You're right about that :).

    • profile image

      Rogene Robbins 4 years ago

      Love macaroons, and who doesn't love chocolate. These look so good!

    • Bake Like a Pro profile image
      Author

      Bake Like a Pro 4 years ago

      Thank you for stopping by and voting peachpurple and KDeus. I hope you enjoy the macaroons when you make them.

    • KDeus profile image

      Keely Deuschle 4 years ago from Florida

      Mmmmmmm... looks delicious, especially since it's gluten free! Thanks for sharing this! Let's see... I think I have everything for this! :) Voted up and pinned!

    • peachpurple profile image

      peachy 4 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      Another almond recipe to bookmark for my month end cookies. Thanks for the recipe. Voted up

    • Bake Like a Pro profile image
      Author

      Bake Like a Pro 4 years ago

      Thank you Monis. This is by far my favorite macaroon.

    • Monis Mas profile image

      Aga 4 years ago

      Mmmm, that's all I can say! Another fantastic recipe!