Craving something sweet and tropical? Make these Coconut Macaroons. They're chewy, tasty, and super easy. Keep reading to get the full scoop!
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- Unsweetened coconut
- Sweetened condensed milk
- Vanilla extract
- Egg whites
- Dark chocolate
See recipe card for quantities.
Combine coconut, condensed milk, salt, and vanilla in a bowl. Stir them well.
Whip Egg Whites
Beat the egg whites until foamy. Aim for almost firm peaks.
Gently fold the egg whites into the coconut mix.
Use a small scoop to shape the macaroons. Place them on a baking sheet.
Put them in a 350F oven for 20-25 minutes. Then, let them cool.
Melt chocolate. Dip each macaroon bottom in it. Place them back on the sheet and chill.
Hint: Use unsweetened coconut. It balances the sweetness from the condensed milk.
For a vegan option, use coconut condensed milk instead of regular condensed milk. Use aquafaba for egg whites.
- Add lemon zest for a citrus twist.
- Use white chocolate instead of dark.
Store in an airtight container for up to a week. Freeze for up to 3 months.
Don’t over-bake. Keep the inside moist and the outside golden.
Up to a week in an airtight container.
Yes, for up to 3 months.
No, stick to condensed milk.
Aquafaba works well.
They should be golden on the outside.
Yes, try lemon zest or almond extract.
Dark chocolate is best.
Maybe you overmixed the batter.
Yes, see the substitutions section.
In an airtight container.
225g Unsweetened coconut
200g Sweetened condensed milk
5g Vanilla extract
Pinch of Salt
2 Egg whites
75g Dark chocolate
Step 1 - Make Mix
- Mix coconut, condensed milk, salt, and vanilla.
- Whip egg whites until super foamy.
- Fold egg whites into the coconut mix.
Step 2 - Shape Macaroons
Step 3 - Bake
- Bake at 350F for 20-25 minutes.
- Take out and cool down.
Step 4 - Add Chocolate
- Melt chocolate.
- Dip the cookie's bottom in chocolate. Put back on the sheet.
- Add chocolate on top if you want.
- Put in the fridge for 30 minutes.
- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Cook Time: 20 minutes
- Category: Dessert
- Method: Baking
- Cuisine: American
- Diet: Vegetarian
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