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Hungry for Health Recipe: Almond Macaroons

Hungry for Health Recipe: Almond Macaroons

May 18, 2013 | Author: BeatCancer.Org
Almond Macaroons Recipe Hungry for Health Susan Silberstein PhD Beat Cancer


  • 2 cups raw, unblanched almonds
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened, shredded coconut



  1. Preheat oven to 425 F.
  2. Pulverize almonds and coconut in processor.
  3. Gradually blend honey into the ground almonds until mixture forms a dense ball.
  4. In an electric mixing bowl, beat egg whites at high speed until stiff peaks form.
  5. Slowly beat in the almond mixture until thoroughly combined. Add vanilla extract.
  6. Using a teaspoon, shape mixture into 1 1/2 inch balls and arrange two inches apart on an oiled cookie sheet.
  7. Bake for 7 minutes or until golden.
  8. Remove cookies from pan an dplace on a wire rack to cool.

Yield: About 3 dozen cookies.

This is one of 157 simple, no-guilt, healthful, delicious recipes from Susan Silberstein’s popular book Hungry for Health.

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