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Gluten Free Almond Macaroons

This is the perfect gluten free almond macaroon recipe with only five ingredients and ready in 30 minutes.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 24
Author Amy Stafford


  • 8 ounces almond paste cut into cubes
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar plus more for dusting
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 large egg white
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds


  1. Preheat oven to 300°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Place the almond paste, confectioners sugar, and salt in the bowl of an electric mixer and mix until crumbly, about 3 minutes.
  3. Slowly add egg white and vanilla. Mix until smooth and thickened about 2 minutes.
  4. Drop batter by tablespoons onto baking sheet spacing 2 inches apart. Place 3 almond slices on each mound of dough.
  5. Bake until cookies are golden brown, 22 - 25 minutes. Let cool completely on a wire rack. Once cool dust cookies with confectioners sugar.
  6. Store any uneaten cookies covered for 3 days, longer in the refrigerator.