Almond Coconut Macaroons

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: coconut macaroons
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Cooling Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 12 cookies
Calories: 177 kcal
Author: Jessica Formicola
Almond Coconut Macaroons are light, fluffy coconut biscuits dipped in chocolate and almonds. Perfect as a dessert, for tea for as a an afternoon snack.
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Ingredients

  • 7 ounces sweetened flaked coconut
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg white
  • 7 ounces sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 2 ounces chocolate , melted
  • 2 tablespoons almonds , finely chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine sweetened flaked coconut, flour and salt, mixing well.
  3. Add egg white, sweetened condensed milk and almond extract. Mix until all is just wet. Do not over mix.
  4. Using a tablespoon cookie scoop, scoop out 12 macarons onto a parchment lined cookie sheet.
  5. Bake for 12-14 minutes or until the tops start to brown.
  6. Remove and allow to cool.
  7. Dip bottoms in melted chocolate and immediately roll in minced almonds. Return to parchment lined cookie sheet to harden. You may want to transfer to the refrigerator for 10 minutes to speed up the process.
  8. Store in an airtight container at room temperature until ready to serve. Best 1-2 days after baking.
  9. After you've tried this recipe, we welcome you to come back and let us know how it went! We love comments and it helps other readers. 

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Nutrition Facts
Almond Coconut Macaroons
Amount Per Serving
Calories 177 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 266mg 11%
Potassium 154mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 17g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 0.9%
Vitamin C 0.5%
Calcium 5.4%
Iron 3.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.