Peppermint Macaroons

"This recipe comes from the Paula Deen Holiday Baking Magazine. I didn't want to lose the recipe so thought I would post here for safe keeping. This would be a great sweet treat for parties or as gifts in a gift basket for Christmas."
photo by Marsha D. photo by Marsha D.
photo by Marsha D.
Ready In:
2 1/2 dozen




  • Preheat oven to 300'.
  • Line 2-3 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a large mixing bowl add egg whites and salt and mix on medium high until foamy (or add in a large bowl and whisk with a hand whisker, the egg whites and salt together until foamy about 2 minutes)
  • Add in condensed milk and vanilla extract.
  • Fold in coconut, white chocolate chips and crushed peppermints.
  • Using a 1 1/2 inch ice cream scoop or a rounded teaspoon, drop dough onto the prepared baking sheets.
  • Bake 20 minutes or until coconut just begins to brown.
  • Let cool on pan for 10 minutes.
  • Remove and cool completely on wire racks.
  • NOTE: To crush the peppermint candies, add candy to a plastic baggie and roll with a rolling pin over the candy until crushed. Or add candy to a food processor and grind until lightly crushed.

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  1. katsy6361
    Yum - I loved these! I do love really sweet stuff and I do love coconut - if you don't these may not be for you. Thanks for posting - now I won't lose it either!


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