Coconut Macaroons: Cookie Jar Recipe Video

If you love coconut, you'll love these cookies!

Summary

Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageCuisine
CourseTaste
Main IngredientHealthy

Ingredients

 Sweetened coconut3 Cup (48 tbs), shredded
 Almond extract1 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Pinch
 Sweetened condensed milk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Egg whites2 , beaten (Stiffly beaten)
 Cream of tartar1 Teaspoon
 Semi-sweet chocolate chips3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (60% chocolate chips)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2266 Calories from Fat 1041

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 123 g189.2%

Saturated Fat 89.8 g449.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 52 mg

Sodium 1478.4 mg61.6%

Total Carbohydrates 279 g93.1%

Dietary Fiber 10.1 g40.5%

Sugars 228 g

Protein 29 g58.3%

Vitamin A 8.2% Vitamin C 9.3%

Calcium 47.3% Iron 26.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line the baking tray with parchment paper.
2. In a medium bowl, combine coconut, almond extract, and salt. Mix in condensed milkto form a thick paste. Set aside.
3. Beat egg whites & cream of tartar to stiff peaks. Fold egg whites into coconut mixture.
4. Drop onto parchment lined cookie sheets, about 2 inches apart and bake for about 15minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
5. While the cookies are cooling, In a microwave safe bowl melt the chocolate in 30 second bursts (15 seconds towards to end) until the chocolate is smooth. Use a dinner fork to drizzle chocolate on cookies.
6. Slide a cooled cookie sheet under the parchment and refrigerate the cookies for 15-20 minutes, until chocolate is set.

SERVING:
7. Serve after they are completely set with your choice of beverages and enjoy!
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