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Festival of Macaroons
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Hanukkah cookies featuring ground almonds, dried apricots and a hint of orange.

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Prep Time: 1 hours
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 16 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 87.8
Total Carbs 19.3 g
Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
Sugars 7.0 g
Total Fat 1.0 g
Saturated Fat 0.1 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.2 g
Potassium 22.0 mg
Protein 2.3 g
Sodium 12.1 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1/2 Fruits , 1/2 Other Carbs , 1 Starch , 1/2 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

7 oz  matzoh meal
0 3/4 cup  Nuts, almonds, blanched, whole
0 3/4 cup  sugar
2 oz  dried apricots
1 oz  grated orange peel
0 1/4 tsp  almond extract
3 each  egg whites
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 325°.
  2. Place parchment paper on baking sheet and sprinkle with 2 tablespoons of matzo cake meal.
  3. In food processor, pulse the almonds 3 to 4 times or until coarsely chopped.
  4. Add 3/4 cup matzo cake meal and rest of ingredients to almonds. Pulse 3 to 4 times until combined. Mixture will be sticky.
  5. Dust hands with matzo cake meal and divide dough into 16 portions.
  6. Roll each portion into a ball, then form into pear shape. Place on baking sheet.
  7. Bake at 325° for 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack.

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