Wednesday, May 17, 2006

Macaroon Cookies

4 egg whites
2/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon almond extract
1 cup chopped almonds
2-2/3 cups flaked coconut

Combine egg whites and sugar. Mix well. Stir in flour, salt, and almond extract. Mix well. Stir in almonds and coconut. Shape into 1 inch balls and place on greased cookie sheet. Flatten each ball. Bake at 325° for 20-25 minutes. Remove from pan immediately.

My mother, Doris Hill, collected this recipe and handwrote it on a card for her files.

Another great Easy Recipe

Love At Home

There is beauty all around
When there's love at home.
There is joy in every sound
When there's love at home.

Roses bloom beneath our feet,
All the earth is a garden sweet,
Making life a bliss complete,
When there's love at home.

-- John Hugh McNaughton (1829-1891)