Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Coconut Macaroons

Coconut Macaroons

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From the kitchen of Kyra E. Rodi

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
8-10 minutes
about 20 cookie
Gluten‑free, Good for parties/potlucks


3 cups moist shredded coconut
1 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
1 or 2 stiffly beaten egg whites
1 cup sifted confectioner's sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

  2. Put the coconut in a bowl.

  3. Add the vanilla/almond extract and the salt.

  4. Combine these ingredients with condensed milk to make a thick paste.

  5. Folding the egg whites into the batter.

  6. Roll the paste into balls or drop it from a teaspoon onto a well greased cookie sheet, about 2 inches apart. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, until edges are lightly browned.

  7. While still warm, roll them in the sugar.


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nwalton says:

Delicious! Absolutely amazing and easy to make. We dipped them in chocolate, AMAZING!

1/31/2014 1:05:33 PM

cfccbozyk says:

they are so yummy I love them so much

11/17/2013 8:51:18 PM

rlwilliams99 says:

We added Chocolate Chips and they are a huge hit!

12/20/2012 11:53:29 AM

Miaah says:

Drizzled chocolate over them...delish!!

12/18/2012 5:12:06 PM

katylevin says:

Dip in melted chocolate....

12/9/2012 12:03:01 PM

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