Coconut Macarons

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READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 30
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Place coconut, cornstarch, sugar, egg whites and extract in a heatproof bowl and mix well.
  • Set the bowl over a pot of boiling water (or use a double boiler). Heat, stirring until the mixture thickens, then remove from heat and set aside, about 4 minutes.
  • Scoop out macaroons, about a scant tablespoonful, and place on ungreased baking sheet.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 to 15 minutes or until lightly golden but still soft and chewy. Remove to a wire rack to cool.
  • If dipping in chocolate: Place chocolate in a small microwave-safe bowl and heat on HIGH power for 1 minute. Stir until smooth, microwaving in additional 15 second increments if needed. Then, dip bottoms of cookies in chocolate, allowing excess to drip back into bowl. Place on a parchment or waxed paper lined baking sheet in refrigerator to set.
  • Enjoy your dessert or snack!
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