5 Mouth-watering Macaroon Recipes


Chocolate Coconut Macaroons

Macaroons will dress up any table.
Macaroons will dress up any table.

Here's another chocolaty twist on the traditional coconut macaroon.


  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Dash of salt
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 2/3 cups flaked coconut
  • 2 tablespoons ground chocolate with sugar added (available in specialty food stores)


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees and lightly grease cookie sheets and dust with flour (or line with parchment paper).
  2. In a large bowl, beat egg whites with vanilla and salt until stiff, but not dry.
  3. Beat in sugar 1 tablespoon at a time until mixture becomes stiff and glossy.
  4. Gently fold in coconut and ground chocolate until blended.
  5. Drop rounded teaspoonfuls of the dough 2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheets.
  6. Bake 20 minutes or until firm.
  7. Move to wire racks to cool and store in airtight containers.

Yields: about 6 dozen cookies