Chocolate-Almond Macaroons

Schokolade Busserln

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Appears in
Kaffeehaus: Exquisite Desserts from the Classic Cafes of Vienna, Budapest, and Prague

By Rick Rodgers

Published 2002

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Viennese macaroons are called kisses (Busserln). This chocolate-almond version is a good representation of this cookie.


  • 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 2 cups sliced natural almonds
  • 1⅓


  1. Position racks in the center and top third of the oven and heat to 325°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Melt the chocolate in the top part of a double boiler over barely simmering water or in a microwave oven. Cool until tepid.
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