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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 Time5 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time30 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


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