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Low-fat, luxurious cookies are chewy treats to savor. The coconut toasts to nutty perfection as it bakes. Drizzle the treats with chocolate for an added taste sensation.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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prep:
15 mins
bake:
20 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
30
Yield:
30 cookies
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Lightly grease and flour a large cookie sheet or line with parchment paper; set aside. In a medium mixing bowl combine coconut, sugar, flour, and salt. Stir in egg whites and vanilla extract.

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  • Drop by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheet. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Transfer cookies to a wire rack and let cool.

  • If desired, in a small saucepan melt chocolate and shortening over low heat. Dip bottoms of cookies in melted chocolate mixture.

  • Makes about 30 cookies.

Tips

To drizzle chocolate over macaroons, place melted chocolate mixture in a resealable plastic bag. Snip a small hole in the corner of the bag. Pipe chocolate mixture across each cookie in a crisscross pattern.

Nutrition Facts

73 calories; fat 4g; saturated fat 4g; carbohydrates 10g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 8g; protein 1g; folate 4mcg; sodium 57mg; potassium 46mg.
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