Almond Macaroons


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Appears in
Zarela's Veracruz: Mexico's Simplest Cuisine

By Zarela Martínez

Published 2001

  • About

These are one of the specialties that regularly proceed from Leticia Alavés’s kitchen in Tlacotalpan to a large and delighted clientele.


  • cups (1 pound) blanched slivered almonds
  • 2 cups plus 2


Place the almonds and sugar in a food processor and pulse and process until very finely and evenly ground. This will take about 10 minutes; pulse several times at the beginning and then let the machine run continuously. The mixture should be a packed powder with a consistency like brown sugar. Add the 2 egg whites and process until the mixture comes together in a ball. Lightly beat the extra wh