Cornflake "macaroons"

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Trisha W

I have been carrying this recipe around for so many years that the paper is yellowed and dog-eared. It is on a page torn from some magazine and listed as a Famous Fannie Farmer candy/cookie. This recipe makes 18 macaroons at about 35 calories each - 1 gram of fat each.

Top Review by evelynathens

I made these this afternoon and they're already gone! Definitely a 5-star recipe in my books. Crisp, toasty, with a sublte almond flavour - we all loved these. A keeper.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 egg white
  • 8 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 1 cup corn flakes
  • 12 cup shredded coconut
  • 12 teaspoon almond extract
  • 14 teaspoon vanilla
  • salt, to taste (a very small amount)


  1. In a medium bowl beat the egg white gradually adding 2 TBLS of the sugar until stiff.
  2. Stir in the remaining 6 TBLS sugar and remaining ingredients.
  3. Place by rounded measuring teaspoonfuls on greased cookie sheets.
  4. Bake in preheated 350*F oven for 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  5. Makes 18.

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