This delicious recipe for traditional coconut macaroons is easy to make.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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

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  • 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.

Reviews (4)

34 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 9
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 12
  • 2 star values: 7
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: Unrated
11/11/2009
I feel as though you could just add cocoa powder or chocolate chips. But there are theses recipes too... http://www.marthastewart.com/recipe/chocolate-macaroons http://www.marthastewart.com/recipe/chocolate-chunk-macaroons
Rating: Unrated
11/07/2009
How do you make the other ones in the picture?
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11/07/2009
These cookies bring back memories my Grandmother Grover always made these for us.
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10/16/2008
very unhappy with the results of this recipe, you might as well save yourself some time, energy and money and just eat the coconut straight from the bag, it tastes just the same!