180 gm Uncle Joe's Hazelnut Meal (or walnut meal)
200 gm castor sugar
2 egg whites
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
100 gm dark chocolate (melted), or homemade cocoa icing
Preheat the oven to 180oC.
Place the hazelnut (or walnut) meal, sugar, egg whites and vanilla in a bowl or food processor and mix into a thick paste.
Place tablespoons of mixture about 2 cm apart on baking paper on a tray and bake for about 15 minutes or until lightly golden.
Cool on a wire rack. Ice with melted chocolate or cocoa icing. Allow to set before serving. Makes approx 20 macaroons. Enjoy these lovely afternoon treats!