Christmas Macaroon Mix
Flaky coconut and candied cherries add unique flavor to these delicious cookies. Layer the ingredients in a jar to give as a holiday present.
- Yields: 1 jar (enough for 30 cookies)
- Start to Finish: 15 mins
- In a quart jar, layer the coconut, sugar, almonds, flour, salt, candied cherries, and candied orange peel. Fasten lid; attach directions for making macaroons to jar.
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper or foil. Grease foil, if using. In a bowl stir together the contents of the jar. Add 3 lightly beaten egg whites, stirring well to combine. Drop mixture by teaspoons 2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until cookies are light brown. Transfer to a wire rack; cool. Makes 30 cookies.
Store mix in jar in a cool, dry place for up to 1 month.
- Per serving:
- 83 kcal cal.,
- 5 g fat
- (4 g sat. fat,
- 1 g monounsatured fat),
- 57 mg sodium,
- 9 g carb.,
- 1 g fiber,
- 5 g sugar,
- 2 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet