Coconut Macaroons Recipe

These sweet little treats are the perfect cookie to take when you need something in a hurry.



January 2006

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    Make these cookies into Macaroon Kisses by adding a chocolate kiss to the cookies when they are fresh from the oven.
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Yield: 4 dozen

These delicious cookies are simple to make.

Ingredients:

  • 1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 egg white, whipped
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 1 package (14 oz.) flaked coconut

Instructions:

  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees. Line baking sheets with foil; grease and flour foil. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine sweetened condensed milk, egg white, extracts and coconut; mix well.
  3. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets; slightly flatten each mound with a spoon.
  4. Bake for 15 to 17 minutes, or until lightly browned around edges. Immediately remove from baking sheets (macaroons will stick if allowed to cool); cool on wire racks.
  5. Store, loosely covered, at room temperature. Yields about 4 dozen.
To make Macaroon Kisses: Prepare and bake as above. Press solid milk chocolate candy piece in center of each macaroon immediately after baking. These recipes are from the January 2006 issue of Heart of the Home.

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