Recipes and Cooking Coconut Macaroons 3.7 (54) These classic crisp and chewy coconut cookies are the perfect holiday or anytime treat. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on December 1, 2007 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 30 mins Bake Time: 20 mins Stand Time: 30 mins Total Time: 80 mins Servings: 28 Yield: 28 cookies Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 4 egg whites 1 teaspoon vanilla ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar ⅛ teaspoon salt 1 ⅓ cup sugar 1 14 ounce package flaked coconut Directions Preheat oven to 325F. Line two large cookie sheets with parchment paper. In a large mixing bowl beat egg whites, vanilla, cream of tartar, and salt with electric mixer on high speed until soft peaks form (tips curl). Add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form (tips stand straight). Fold in coconut. Using an ice cream scoop with 2-inch bowl (or scant 1/4-cup measure), drop coconut mixture in mounds on prepared cookie sheets. Place on separate racks in oven. Bake 20 minutes. Turn off oven; let cookies dry in oven 30 minutes. Transfer to wire rack to cool. Makes 28 cookies. Note: For small cookies drop dough by teaspoons. Bake 20 to 25 minutes. Let stand and cool as above. Makes 60 cookies. Tips Store in airtight container in single layer at room temperature up to 3 days. Freeze up to 3 months. Tips Nutrition facts are given for large cookies. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 106 Calories 5g Fat 15g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 28 Calories 106 % Daily Value * Total Fat 5g 6% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Sodium 56mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 15g 5% Total Sugars 14g Protein 1g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.