This delicious recipe for traditional coconut macaroons is easy to make.
- Yield: Makes about 1 1/2 dozen
Source: The Martha Stewart Show, March 2008
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 2 1/2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut
- 2 large egg whites
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- Pinch of salt
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a large bowl, combine sugar, coconut, egg whites, vanilla, and salt. Using your hands, mix well, completely combining ingredients.
Dampen hands with cold water. Use 1 1/2 tablespoons to form mounds; place on prepared baking sheet, spacing about 1 inch apart.
Bake until golden brown, 16 to 17 minutes, rotating halfway through. Let cool on a wire rack. Cookies can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.