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Easy Coconut Macaroons

Best Coconut Macaroons

Coconut Macaroons are chewy and moist on the inside, and crispy and golden on the outside. They are delicious, easy to make, gluten-free and the perfect treat to tame a sweet tooth!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Hispanic
Keyword Coconut Macaroons
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Chill 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 14 cookies
Calories 235 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 14 ounces sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk 14 ounces
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 extra-large egg whites room temperature
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Instructions

  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Add egg whites and salt to a medium bowl and beat on high speed until firm peaks form.
  3. Add coconut, condensed milk, and vanilla to a large bowl and stir until fully combined.
  4. Add the egg whites to the bowl and carefully fold into the coconut mixture.
  5. Use a two tablespoons cookie scoop, to drop equal amounts of the coconut batter onto the prepared baking sheet.
  6. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  7. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven 25 to 30 minutes, until golden brown.
  9. Let cool before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Best Coconut Macaroons
Amount Per Serving
Calories 235 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 9mg3%
Sodium 158mg7%
Potassium 207mg6%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 27g30%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 75IU2%
Vitamin C 0.9mg1%
Calcium 85mg9%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.