Dried Fruit and Coconut Macaroons

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by KelBel

A nice spin on the traditional coconut macaroon. Use whatever dried fruit mixture you like.

Top Review by kelfling

I was looking for diabetic-friendly, low-carb treats and I've always liked macaroons. These are good; I've made them a couple times. I usually use xylitol instead of sugar and put craisins and pecans in them. Thanks for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup dried fruit (apricot, raisins, cranberries, etc)
  • 2 cups sweetened coconut
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts or 1 cup almonds or 1 cup macadamia nuts

Directions

  1. Preheat over to 325, lightly grease cookie sheet.
  2. Coarsley chop the dried fruit.
  3. Combine coconut, sugar, flour and salt; stir in egg whites and vanilla.
  4. Fold in fruit and nuts.
  5. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheet.
  6. Bake 15 minutes.
  7. Immediately remove the macaroons to a rack to cool.
  8. Repeat with remaining dough.

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