12 Days of Holiday Cookies: Coconut Macaroons (Day 10)

December 29, 2011

Coconut macaroons are a large leap away from the petite French macarons.  They are dense, chewy, and sweet. Coconut macaroons are an easy to cookie to bake and can be thrown together in a matter of minutes.  To dress them up, dip the cookies in chocolate.  These scrumptious coconut macaroons will quickly become a family favorite.

Coconut Macaroons


1 large egg white (whipped)
1 pinch of salt
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
Line baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
In a bowl combine coconut, condensed milk, salt, vanilla, almond extract and egg white. Using a spatula, fold until well combined.
Drop 1 teaspoon of mixture on baking sheet, 1 inch apart.
Bake macaroons until golden brown, about 15-20 minutes.
Cool it before serving.

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