Coconut Macaroons


by: Lizabeth

Don't confuse these with macarons, which are little sandwiches of almond meringue. Coconut macaroons are sometimes made with almond paste or, shown here, as simple mounds of baked meringue with shredded coconut folded in.


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serves: 24

4 egg whites

3/4 cup sugar

package 12-ounce sweetened shredded coconut

Nutrition Facts
Coconut Macaroons

Servings Per Recipe: 24

Amount per Serving

Calories: 24

  • Total Fat: 0 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 0 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 0.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.3 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 0 g
  •     Sugars: 6.3 g
  • Protein: 0 g

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1.  Beat egg whites to medium peaks, add the sugar, and beat to stiff peaks. Fold in all but 1/2 cup of the coconut.

2.  Use a pastry bag with a fluted tip to pipe the macaroorrs onto the prepared sheet pan.

3.  Sprinkle each macaroon with shredded coconut.

4.  Bake for about 3 hours, or until the cookies are dry and hard.

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