16 Ratings
  • 5 Rating Star 6
  • 1 Rating Star 5
  • 4 Rating Star 3
  • 2 Rating Star 2

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.

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Ingredients

Directions

  • 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.

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

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  • Makes about 30 cookies.

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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, 4 g fat (4 g saturated fat, 0 g polyunsaturated fat, 0 g monounsaturated fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 57 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, 8 g sugar, 1 g protein.

Reviews (1)

16 Ratings
  • 5 Rating Star 6
  • 1 Rating Star 5
  • 4 Rating Star 3
  • 2 Rating Star 2
12/10/2017
I didn't bother making as no explicit directions for egg whites, which are critical in macaroons.