Coconut Macaroons

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4.6 avg, 9 review(s) 88% would make again

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When the macaroons have cooled I sometimes coat the bottom with chocolate

"These were very light and flaky. I was looking for a chewy macaroon - these weren't it. If you like light as air and sweet, you'd like these."

- 1MoreCreative

Ingredients

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2 Egg whites
1/2 tsp Vanilla
2/3 cup Sugar
1 can flaked coconut; 1 1/3 cups, 3 1/2-ounce

Original recipe makes 6

Servings  

Preparation

Beat egg whites with a dash of salt and the vanilla till soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar, beating till stiff. Fold in coconut.

Drop by rounded teaspoons onto greased cookie sheet. Bake in slow oven (325 degrees F) about 20 mins.

Source: "Better Homes & Gardens Cookbook 1962 Page 177"

Notes

When the macaroons are cooled I sometimes dip the bottom in chocolate

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They expanded a little in the oven.. But taste great!! photo by Shannee Shannee

photo by 1MoreCreative 1MoreCreative

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amazing!
MAKTMom 1 year ago
james13160 1 year ago
Super good, thank you. These were awesome with coconut but also with crushed walnuts. ?
Nwt 2 years ago
Solution to the chewiness comment: bake at 320 for 18 minutes
mmarek 3 years ago
These were very light and flaky. I was looking for a chewy macaroon - these weren't it. If you like light as air and sweet, you'd like these.
1MoreCreative 4 years ago
Absolutely wonderful! Party favorite!
bklloyd 5 years ago
I added 1/4 cup of crushed semi-sweet chocolate chips. Yummy!!
sabrinalynn 7 years ago
When the macaroons are cooled I sometimes dip the bottom in chocolate
mcrismon 8 years ago
When the macaroons are cooled I sometimes dip the bottom in chocolate [I posted this recipe.]
serialpurrs.org 9 years ago
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