Looking for a new macaroon recipe? Follow these easy directions to make flourless cookies with dried apricots, a dessert that's welcome at both Passover and Easter meals.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

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  • In a large bowl, whisk together egg whites, sugar, almond extract (if using), and salt until frothy. Add coconut and apricots; mix to combine.

  • Using your hands, shape mixture into mounds, each equal to 2 level tablespoons; place 1/2 inch apart on prepared baking sheet (macaroons will not spread).

  • Bake until lightly golden, 35 to 40 minutes, rotating sheet halfway through. Transfer macaroons to a wire rack to cool completely.

Reviews (9)

103 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 18
  • 4 star values: 29
  • 3 star values: 29
  • 2 star values: 21
  • 1 star values: 6
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04/06/2017
I love it its one of my favorites. Thank you so much. Love it yummy
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03/17/2014
ola martha te escribo este mensaje para desire quetu receta son mui buena y esta de macarrones esta deliciosa bendiciones para todo
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12/18/2010
I replaced the dried apricots with dried cherries for Christmas and they were delicious AND beautiful! Easy and elegant.
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09/07/2010
The recipe clearly states dried apricots.
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09/03/2010
too much moisture in fresh apricots. we sometime use finly chopped nuts or other dried fruit as a replacement for the apricots. we dip some in chocolate. too.
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09/03/2010
too much moisture in the fresh apricot
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09/03/2010
Has anybody tried to bake them with fresh apricots?
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11/23/2008
Absolutely delicious
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07/11/2008
This is a really easy and elegant recipe. My family loves these. The only change I made was to chop the apricots really fine in a mini food processor, so the bits are throughout. A nice change of pace.