Chocolate-Orange Macaroons

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  • Yields: About 30 cookies
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Bake: 18 mins 325°F
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Chocolate-Orange Macaroons
Ingredients
1
7 ounce package (2 2/3 cups) flaked coconut
2/3
cup sugar
1/4
teaspoon salt
3
egg whites, lightly beaten
1
teaspoon vanilla
3/4
cup miniature semisweet chocolate pieces
1
teaspoon shortening
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Line two large cookie sheets with parchment paper or lightly flour and grease cookie sheets; set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl combine coconut, sugar, flour, orange peel, and salt. Add egg whites and vanilla; stir until combined. Stir in 1/4 cup of the chocolate pieces. Drop small mounds of mixture by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven about 18 minutes or until light brown. Transfer to a wire rack; cool completely.
  4. In a small saucepan melt the remaining 1/2 cup chocolate pieces and shortening over low heat, stirring until chocolate melts. Drizzle chocolate mixture over cooled cookies.
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To Store:

Layer cookies between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Chill for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

Nutrition Facts (Chocolate-Orange Macaroons)
    Per serving:
  • 106 kcal cal.,
  • 5 g fat
  • 4 mg chol.,
  • 53 mg sodium,
  • 14 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 11 g sugar,
  • 2 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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