Coconut Macaroons

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12 review(s) averaging 4.5. 91% 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."


Ingredients

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2 Egg whites
1 dash Salt
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

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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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1MoreCreative

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


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I used light brown sugar and a half a capful of Myers rum, dash of nutmeg and ginger. Light and chewy yet delicate. I would use less sugar and add lemon or lime zest the next time
HoneyBronzeChef 3 months ago

Somewhere between a macaroon and a meringue. Delicious and very easy.
jdriemeyer 4 months ago

These have been a Christmas favorite for almost 30 years! We call them Angel kiss cloud cookies because they are not like a traditional macaroon, they are even better!!!!??
kitchengoddess72 8 months ago

amazing!
MAKTMom 2 years ago

james13160 3 years ago

Super good, thank you. These were awesome with coconut but also with crushed walnuts. ?
Nwt 3 years ago

Solution to the chewiness comment: bake at 320 for 18 minutes
mmarek 4 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 6 years ago

Absolutely wonderful! Party favorite!
bklloyd 6 years ago

I added 1/4 cup of crushed semi-sweet chocolate chips. Yummy!!
sabrinalynn 8 years ago

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