Copycat Recipes




Sara Lee's Macaroons
Ingredients:
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method


Cooking Directions:
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1/2 large almond paste
2 egg whites - (to 3)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup fine granulated sugar
powdered sugar

Knead almond paste with hands until soft and break into small pieces. Put
egg whites with salt in bowl of mixer. Add granulated sugar and almond
paste, a little at a time, beating until all is added and mixture is
smooth and thick. Beat in powdered sugar, up to 1/2 cup if necessary, to
make a batter thick enough to hold its shape.

Cover baking sheets with 2 layers of heavy brown paper. Drop onto paper
by teaspoon into mounds about 2 inches apart. Bake at 300 degrees until
lightly browned, 20 to 25 minutes.

Remove from oven, slide paper off baking sheet onto a damp dish towel
folded same size as baking sheet. Let stand until macaroons are cool or
can be removed from paper with small metal spatula. Cool on wire racks.
Store in tightly covered container.

This recipe yields ?? servings.




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