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Coconut-Apricot Macaroons

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These flourless cookies are both a Passover and Easter treat.

  • Yield: Makes 20

Source: Everyday Food, April 2008

Ingredients

  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon pure almond extract (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package (14 ounces) sweetened flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup soft dried apricots, coarsely chopped (3 ounces)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together egg whites, sugar, almond extract (if using), and salt until frothy. Add coconut and apricots; mix to combine.

  3. Using your hands, shape mixture into mounds, each equal to 2 level tablespoons; place 1/2 inch apart on prepared baking sheet (macaroons will not spread).

  4. Bake until lightly golden, 35 to 40 minutes, rotating sheet halfway through. Transfer macaroons to a wire rack to cool completely.

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  • bonusflorayaho
    6 APR, 2017
    I love it its one of my favorites. Thank you so much. Love it yummy
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  • octaviaemiliamatos
    17 MAR, 2014
    ola martha te escribo este mensaje para desire quetu receta son mui buena y esta de macarrones esta deliciosa bendiciones para todo
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  • LuciZ
    18 DEC, 2010
    I replaced the dried apricots with dried cherries for Christmas and they were delicious AND beautiful! Easy and elegant.
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  • allie2
    7 SEP, 2010
    The recipe clearly states dried apricots.
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  • mrmnms
    3 SEP, 2010
    too much moisture in fresh apricots. we sometime use finly chopped nuts or other dried fruit as a replacement for the apricots. we dip some in chocolate. too.
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  • mrmnms
    3 SEP, 2010
    too much moisture in the fresh apricot
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  • elle5
    3 SEP, 2010
    Has anybody tried to bake them with fresh apricots?
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  • ejingtreasure
    23 NOV, 2008
    Absolutely delicious
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  • pam327
    11 JUL, 2008
    This is a really easy and elegant recipe. My family loves these. The only change I made was to chop the apricots really fine in a mini food processor, so the bits are throughout. A nice change of pace.
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