Festive Coconut Macaroons

Celebrate festival with tropical flavor! Enjoy coconut cookies topped with cherries – a yummy dessert.

  • prep time 55 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 24

Ingredients

4
egg whites
2/3
cup sugar
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon almond extract
4
cups coconut
1/4
cup chopped red candied cherries
1/4
cup chopped green candied cherries
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Grease and lightly flour cookie sheets. In large bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. Beat in sugar, flour, salt and almond extract until well blended. Stir in coconut and candied cherries. Drop dough by scant tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto cookie sheets.
  • 2 Bake 13 to 17 minutes or until set and lightly browned. Immediately remove from cookie sheets.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    100
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    60mg
    60%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    15g
    15%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    12g
    12%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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