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Gluten-free Almond Macaroons

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces almond paste (about 5 1/2 tbsp)
  • pinch salt
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup confectioners sugar, plus more for dusting
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1/4 cup slice almonds

Instructions

  1. 1.  Preheat oven to 300 degrees.  Put almond paste, sugar and salt in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment.  Mix on medium speed until crumbly about 3 minutes.  

  2. 2. Put almond paste, sugar and salt in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment.  Mix on medium speed until crumbly about 3 minutes. 

  3. 3.  Add egg white and vanilla.  Mix until smooth and thickened about 3 minutes.

  4. 4.  Drop batter by tablespoons onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, spacing 2 inches apart.  Place 2 almond slices on each mound of dough.  

  5. 5.  Bake until cookies are golden brown, 20 to 25 minutes.  Let cool completely on a wire rack.  Just before serving, lightly dust cookies with sugar.