Almond Applesauce Cookies

To dress these up you may dip the bottoms of the cooled macaroons in chocolate. Try substituting candied ginger for the candied orange peel. However, including the coconut, applesauce, and orange peel adds yummy fiber.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 40 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12


  • 2 egg whites
  • 1⁄4 cup sugar
  • 1⁄4 cup applesauce
  • 2 cups ground almonds
  • 2 Tbsp. flour


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line baking sheet pan with parchment paper.
  • Whip the egg whites with the sugar until frothy. Stir in the remaining ingredients.
  • Form mixture into walnut-size balls and place them on the prepared cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 20 minutes. Cool, then peel cookies off the parchment paper.