Christmas Macaroons

Impress your guests with these delicate treats made with just four ingredients. Almond macaroons are a Christmas classic, and the addition of warming cinnamon helps bring out the beautiful nutty flavour. Prepped in a heartbeat and needing just 20 minutes in the oven, you can offer up the freshest Christmas macaroons your party's ever tasted without missing the festivities.

5 mins Prep Time 20 mins Cook Time
5 mins Prep Time
20 mins Cook Time
  • Preheat the oven to 180°C, 350°F, Gas Mark 4.

  • Line 2 baking trays with rice paper. Whisk the egg white until stiff, fold the ground almonds, sugar and Cinnamon into the egg white. Place teaspoonfuls of the mixture on the baking trays.

  • Decorate with split almonds and cook in oven for 15-20 minutes until firm to touch and crisp.

  • Remove from trays when cold and trim away the rice paper from macaroon edges before serving. Serve your almond macaroons with a steaming mug of spicy cinnamon eggnog or mulled cider.

  • For more beautiful festive ideas, check out our Christmas inspiration.