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can you freeze egg yolks?

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I am making macaroons and need two egg whites. Now I have two sad yolks in a bowl staring at me, will they freeze like egg whites?

Otherwise any idea what to do with two egg yolks?

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  1. You can freeze them, but I believe their texture changes. I think they get lumpy.

    As for your egg yolks, I'd whip up a bit of hollandaise sauce and put it over something...veggies...or eggs benedict. Now I'm hungry for eggs benedict.

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    1. re: QueenB

      I would personally make my own mayonnaise. Its really easy, and so much more delicious (try half olive oil and half veggie oil).

    2. You can freeze egg yolks but you MUST add either salt or sugar to them or they become gelatinous and unusable when thawed.