Gluten-Free Almond Macaroons with Raspberry Filling Recipe

Gluten Free Almond Macaroons with raspberry filling

These gluten-free almond macaroons with raspberry filling contain 50% fewer calories* and 70% less sugar* per serving than the full-sugar version. Recipe developed by Live Better America™. Live Better America is brought to you by Minneapolis-based General Mills and is an online source for refreshing new ideas to eat, connect and live better — the simple, fun and encouraging way! brings you all kinds of mouthwatering healthified™ recipes, the straight scoop on topics you're interested in, and helpful tools for a healthier lifestyle. Makes 24 cookies.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Serving size: 1 cookie

Calories: 45 Calories


  • 1 cup (6 ½ oz.) Truvia Cane Sugar Blend

  • 1 ½ cups (5 oz.) sifted almond flour

  • 4 egg whites, room temperature**

  • ⅛ tsp cream of tartar

  • 2 Tbsp Truvia Cane Sugar Blend

  • ¼ cup sugar-free raspberry or strawberry preserves


  • 1.

    Heat oven to 375° F.

  • 2.

    Line 2 cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper; spray paper with cooking spray. In small bowl, mix 1 cup Truvia Cane Sugar Blend and almond flour.

  • 3.

    In mixer fitted with whisk attachment, beat egg whites on medium speed about 1 minute or until foamy. Add cream of tartar; beat 2 to 3 minutes or until soft peaks form.

  • 4.

    Reduce speed to low; beat in 2 tablespoons Truvia Cane Sugar Blend. Increase speed to high, and beat until glossy, stiff peaks form, 3 to 5 minutes. Sprinkle with flour mixture, and carefully fold in until combined, being careful not to deflate egg whites.

  • 5.

    Place batter in decorating bag fitted with large round tip. Pipe 48 (1-inch) rounds onto cookie sheets. With wet finger, gently press down peaks on macaroons.

  • 6.

    Place macaroons in oven, and immediately lower oven temperature to 300° F. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely on pans before removing, about 20 minutes.

  • 7.

    Place preserves in small bowl. Stir slightly to break up chunks if necessary. Fill each pair of cookies with ½ teaspoon preserves.

*This cookie has 45 calories and 5 grams of sugar per serving compared to the full-sugar version that has 90 calories and 17 grams of sugar per serving.

**Please remember to wash hands, utensils, equipment, and work surfaces with hot, soapy water before and after they come in contact with raw egg.

Nutrition Per Serving

Total Fat 2g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 10mg
Total Carbohydrate 10g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars 5g
Erythritol 4g
Protein 1g
Vitamin D 0% DV
Calcium 0% DV
Iron 0% DV
Potassium 0% DV
Raspberry Filled Gluten Free Almond Macaroons is rated 1.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Horrible after taste I bought this to make cookies for my daughter's birthday. While I love truvia, this stuff was terrible. I am not a novice baker and have made macarons a few times, these stuck to my Silpat mats, spread out to double in size and the taste was just awful.
Date published: 2014-09-08
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