Macaroons Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Salt1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Egg whites2
 Sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Vanilla extract1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cornflakes1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Shredded coconut2 Cup (32 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1336 Calories from Fat 449

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 54 g82.6%

Saturated Fat 47.5 g237.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 678.4 mg28.3%

Total Carbohydrates 212 g70.7%

Dietary Fiber 15.9 g63.8%

Sugars 163.6 g

Protein 15 g29.5%

Vitamin A 15.4% Vitamin C 24.2%

Calcium 2.8% Iron 90.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Beat salt and egg whites together until shiny peaks form; then beat in sugar gradually, and beat until very stiff.
Add vanilla, and fold in cornflakes and coconut with a fork.
Drop by heaping teaspoons onto well-greased cookie sheets, and form into mounds.
Bake at 300°F. 20 minutes.
Remove at once from pan, using spatula.
If macaroons stick to pan, return to oven to reheat, or place sheet on wet cloth.
Makes 2 1 /2 dozen.
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