Nutrition for Macaroons

Calories, Protein, Vitamins and More


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Macaroons Nutrition Summary

One cookie of macaroons (24 grams or 0.85 oz) contains 110 calories and 0.7 grams of protein. Macaroons consists of 12% water, 61% carbohydrates, 3% protein, and 23% fat.

Macaroons are a source of dietary fiber and potassium.

In one cookie of macaroons:

  • Calories: 110
  • Protein: 0.7 g
  • Sugar: 10.8 g
  • Dietary fiber: 1.2 g
  • Fat: 5.4 g, (Saturated: 4.8 g)
  • Sodium: 57.8 mg
There is no significant amounts of cholesterol in macaroons.

See the Macaroons Nutrition Chart for complete recommended daily values.
The specific nutritional values from USDA is for: Cookie, macaroon.

Calories in Macaroons

Macaroons have 110 calories per cookie or 458 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from carbohydrates and fat.

53 percent of calories in macaroons are from carbohydrates, 44% of calories are from fat and 3% of calories are from protein.

Calories from Carbs

The majority, or 53% of the calories in macaroons are from carbohydrates. The carbs in macaroons are mostly in the form of dietary fiber and sugar (10% and 90%). An excellent high-fiber food, a single cookie of macaroons contains 5% of recommended daily values or 1.2 grams of dietary fiber.

  • Dietary fiber: 1.2 g
  • Sugar: 10.8 g
There is no significant amounts of starch in macaroons.

Calories from Fat

A substantial amount, or 44% of the calories in macaroons are from fat. Macaroons are high in total fat, with 5.4 grams or 8% of recommended daily values per cookie. Macaroons are cholestrol free. Most of the fat in macaroons are saturated:

  • Total fat: 5.4 g
  • Saturated fat: 4.8 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.4 g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2 g
There is no significant amounts of cholestrol in macaroons.

Omega-6 in Macaroons

A good source of omega-6 fatty acids, every cookie of macaroons contain a total of 0.2 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in macaroons come from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid. [2]

  • linoleic acid: 0.18 g

Calories Similar to Macaroons

Some other baked goods with similar calories to macaroons by weight:

Protein in Macaroons

A single cookie of macaroons contains 0.7 grams of protein.

Protein Similar to Macaroons

Some other baked goods with similar amounts of protein to macaroons by weight:

Vitamins and Minerals in Macaroons

Macaroons are a source of potassium. It also contains significant amounts of copper and phosphorus.

Vitamins in macaroons (1 cookie):
  • Riboflavin: < 0.1 mg
  • Niacin: 0.1 mg
  • Vitamin b6: < 0.1 mg
  • Vitamin e: < 0.1 mg
  • Folate: 0.7 ug
  • Vitamin k: 0.3 ug
Minerals in macaroons (1 cookie):
  • Calcium: 1.2 mg
  • Potassium: 29.5 mg
  • Iron: 0.2 mg
  • Magnesium: 7 mg
  • Zinc: 0.2 mg
  • Selenium: 1.6 ug
  • Phosphorus: 16.3 mg
  • Copper: 0.1 mg
  • Choline: 2.2 mg
There is no significant amounts of manganese, vitamin a, thiamin, pantothenic acid, vitamin c or vitamin b12 in macaroons.

Macaroons Nutrition Chart

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Nutrition calculations are from Harvard Medical's nutrient guidelines [1] and USDA's food central database (2019) [2].
We calculated values from 2000 kCal daily recommended diet.


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