5 Mouth-watering Macaroon Recipes


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Chocolate Coconut Macaroons

Macaroons will dress up any table.
Macaroons will dress up any table.
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Here's another chocolaty twist on the traditional coconut macaroon.

Ingredients:

  • 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)

Directions:

  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