Coconut Macaroons

Coconut Macaroons

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 34.0
  • Total Fat: 0.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 0.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 1.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.0 g
  • Protein: 6.0 g

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Simple but richly flavored cinnamon macaroons, with the sweet tropical aroma of coconut and vanilla, make a dainty, nut-filled teatime treat. Simple but richly flavored cinnamon macaroons, with the sweet tropical aroma of coconut and vanilla, make a dainty, nut-filled teatime treat.
Number of Servings: 1


    5 1/4 ounces (3/4 of a 7-ounce package) sweetened shredded coconut
    6 tablespoons chopped nuts (such as almonds, hazelnuts or pecans)
    1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    2 large egg whites
    Pinch salt
    2/3 cup sugar, divided


1. Heat oven to 350°F. Line 2 baking sheets with rice paper or parchment paper; set aside.

2. Combine coconut, chopped nuts, cinnamon, and vanilla together in a medium bowl and stir well; set aside.

3. Place egg whites and salt in a small mixer bowl and beat on medium speed to soft peaks. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon sugar over egg whites and continue beating until peaks are glossy.

4. Gently sprinkle remaining sugar over beaten egg whites and carefully fold in using a rubber spatula, then gently fold in coconut mixture.

5. Drop the batter by teaspoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheets, about 1 inch apart. Bake until golden, 12 to 15 minutes.

6. If baked on rice paper, allow macaroons to cool completely on cookie sheets, then remove and peel away the excess paper from each one. If using parchment paper, cool 2 to 3 minutes on cookie sheets to firm up, then carefully remove cookies from the paper with a spatula, transfer to a wire rack, and cool completely

If you'd like to make the macaroons in advance for a special occasion, cool completely and store in an airtight container up to 3 days.

Per macaroon: Calories 95, fat 6 g, saturated fat 3 g, cholesterol 0 mg, sodium 30 mg, carbohydrate 10 g, fiber 1 g, protein 2 g.

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TABBYKAT75.

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    the nutritional vaule on this cookie is very confusing cal. at bottom state 95 per serving and side panel states 34 per serving so which is it. makes it very difficult for someone who is counting cal. to know how much. - 12/6/10

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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    The batter was too runny for them to come out looking nice and fluffy like the picture. I love coconut so I wound up getting cinnamon toasted coconut flakes. Definitely not a cookie. :( - 6/16/08

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    The nutritional info. beside this recipe is way off! It calls for Sugar and sweetened coconut and lists the servings as ONE ?
    Oh, I just noticed the Nutritional info. at the end of the recipe. Why isn't it listed beside it like all the others, that's very confusing.
    - 3/18/08

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  • Nutritional info is not correct... It says 0 sugar and 0 sodium. This is not possible with these ingredients. Can I trust your Recipies? - 9/21/12

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  • The nutritional info in the box is different from the info following the recipe. Which is correct???? Is this really 1 serving??? - 6/14/11

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