A Healthier Cookie to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

If you’re not a fan of coconut macaroons, whether it’s because of the chewy texture, the unforgettable flavor, or the saturated fat content, this nontraditional macaroon recipe will be music to your cookie-loving ears. Check out this crunchy alternative ¡ª a macaroon made strictly with almonds. These cookies are loaded with protein and heart-healthy fats, plus a delicious lemon and almond flavor.

Almond Lemon Macaroons

From Jenny Sugar, POPSUGAR Fitness

Almond Lemon Macaroons

Almond Lemon Macaroons

Ingredients

2 cups unblanched almonds1/2 cup Sucanat or sugar1 teaspoon almond extract (find one that’s kosher for Passover)Pinch of salt1/2 teaspoon grated fresh lemon rind3 egg whites