Chocolate Almond Macaroon Recipe

This almond macaroon recipe is one of my Grandmother's German Christmas cookie recipes.

Much loved by the whole family the cookie recipe has proven to consistently please all, especially those who favor light cookies with a melting sensation on the tongue. The cookies regularly leave everyone craving for more.

This macaroon is my personal all-time favorite Christmas cookie.

It is an easy recipe that even kids can handle well.

Chocolate Almond Macaroon

By , May 28, 2020

A chocolaty, fluffy, delicious almond macaroon recipe is one of my Grandmother's German Christmas cookie recipes.

Chocolate Almond Macaroon

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Bake time: 10 minutes
Yield: 20 Macaroons

Category: Cookie
Cuisine: German
Suitable for: Vegetarian Diet, Gluten Free Diet

Ingredient list

  • 5 Egg whites
  • 2 1/2 cups of almond meal
  • 1/2 cup of sugar (fine)
  • 100g grated baking chocolate
  • 4 tsp of vanilla sugar to roll in

The macaroon mix should be made and baked without any resting.

Method to prepare the macaroons:

  1. Preheat the oven to 170C°
  2. Line the oven tray with baking paper
  3. Finely grate the baking chocolate
  4. Add the almond meal
  5. Mix the two ingredients with the fine sugar
  6. Separate five egg whites in a separate bowl and use the hand mixer to whisk them at high speed until peaks form
  7. Fold the dry ingredients in intervals under the stiff egg white
  8. Use two spoons and make small heaps with the mixture
  9. Roll the heaps in the vanilla sugar and place them onto the tray
  10. Bake for 12-15 minutes at 170C°
  11. Let the macaroons cool completely down before placing the almond macaroons in an airtight container.

Please come back and tell us how you got on with the macaroon recipe. 

Do you have a favorite Christmas cookie you would like the world to know about? Build a page for the cookie.

Did you try the recipe?

Feel free to share your thoughts 🙂.

You might like these cookie recipes

  • Spritz Cookie Recipe

    The spritz cookie recipe is great for children to experience a different method to design these German Christmas cookies.

  • Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

    This oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe has a lovely Christmassy flavour. If you add dried fruits and nuts instead of chocolate chips you can ...

  • Black And White Cookies

    Rich in contrast black and white cookies are eycatching German Christmas cookies. Flexible their aroma can be either simple or have a complex twist.

  • Butter Cookie Recipe

    This butter cookie recipe has been passed down by my great grandmother. It was one of the first recipes I remember baking with my grandma.