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Coconut Macaroon Recipe

Coconut Macaroons are delicious, gluten-free cookies made with just a couple of ingredients. They are easy to make and come together in a matter of minutes.
Course Cookies
Cuisine American
Keyword coconut macaroon, coconut macaroon recipe, macaroon recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12 Macaroons
Calories 130kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin

Ingredients

Cookies

Decoration

Instructions

Cookies

  • Place the oven rack in the middle and preheat your oven to 250°F. Line a small baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside. In a small bowl, combine coconut, coconut oil, egg whites, sugar, and vanilla until the mixture is sticky.
    Bowls with ingredients, another photo with all ingredients combined in one bowl.
  • Using a small or medium ice cream scoope, tightly pack each scoop and release onto the parchment paper.
    Bowl with combined ingredients, baking sheet with macaroons on it.
  • Bake for about 25-30 minutes for larger-sized macaroons (about 7 pieces) and about 20 minutes for smaller-sized (12-15 pieces) macaroons. Once baked remove from the oven and allow to completely cool.
    Two trays with macaroons. one with bake and non baked macaroons.

Decoration

  • In a small bowl, microwave the chocolate in 10 second intervals, mixing well between each until the chocolate chips just start to melt. Continue whisking until the chocolate is completely melted. If it needs a little bit more time, do not heat for more than 5 seconds at a time at this point.
    Two bowls, one with non melted chocolate and one with melted
  • Dip the bottom of each macaroon into the white chocolate, then immediately into the emerald sprinkles and place on parchment paper to set. Drizzle the remaining chocolate with a fork over all of the macaroons and pop on some red sprinkles.
    Bowl melted chocolate and macaroon, another photo with two bowls.

Nutrition

Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 40mg | Potassium: 61mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.2mg