What do you get when you cross a macaroon with a macaron? A cookie that is truly magnifique! Give the traditional Passover dessert a French accent by sandwiching preserves between two crisp, chewy coconut cookies. Choose tart fruit spreads—we used mango, raspberry, and apricot—to balance the macaroons' sweetness.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

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  • Whisk together egg whites, sugar, and salt until frothy. Stir in coconut until moist. Drop teaspoon-size mounds onto parchment-lined baking sheets; flatten with a fork.

  • Bake until golden, 13 to 15 minutes. Let cool completely.

  • Spread 1/2 teaspoon jam onto bottoms of half the cookies, then sandwich with remaining cookies. Filled cookies can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature up to 3 days.

Reviews (5)

5 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 3 stars
09/01/2019
Tasted good but only made 13 cookies. Used teaspoon to measure out. Used 7oz bag of shredded coconut in a 8oz measuring cup & pressed it down & still had lots left in bag. Am I measuring coconut wrong??
Rating: 5 stars
04/19/2019
I make this every year for Passover. It’s always a hit.
Rating: 5 stars
12/24/2018
These are delish! After reading the reviews, I cut back on the added sugar and watched the cooking time. Actually cooked the jam down a little bit to make it a bit more firm. Perfection. So yummy, I will be making these again and again. Have tired of chocolate chip cookies for awhile but they were fail safe. Now they will be replaced by these, they're that good.
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Rating: 5 stars
03/27/2018
Amazing simple recipe and had all of the ingredients in hand. Followed the recipe exactly and yielded about 24 small sandwiches (48 individual cookies) I would definitely make these again!
Rating: 2 stars
03/24/2018
This recipe barely made 12 sandwich cookies. Also they stuck to the parchment paper. So maybe you need to add to the recipe - grease the parchment paper. I followed the recipe exactly, I'm a good baker. Very disappointed. I'm glad on wasn't counting on serving these to a crowd. There wouldn't have been enough cookies. They taste ok though.