Light and Fluffy Coconut Macaroons

Light and Fluffy Coconut Macaroons


"A great recipe that makes light and fluffy coconut macaroons."

Ingredients 35 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 71 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 71 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 3.1 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 10.4g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 53 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Grease two baking sheets.
  3. Whisk egg whites in a bowl until frothy; stir in almond extract.
  4. Combine coconut, sugar, flour, and salt in a large bowl.
  5. Lightly stir egg white mixture into coconut mixture to form a batter.
  6. Scoop batter by the tablespoon and drop onto prepared baking sheet.
  7. Bake cookies in the preheated oven until edges start to brown, about 20 minutes.
  8. Transfer cookies to wire racks to cool.
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  1. 16 Ratings


Yumm!! These are great! I did not use as much sugar and used whole wheat flour and they were still great. I ussually don't use whole wheat flour but I did not have all purpose. Also I used about 1/4 teaspoon vanilla and 1/4 teaspoon almond, and a little more coconut than what was called for!


These were really good and not too sweet! I followed the recipe as written, except that I used a food processor and added 1/4 tsp. each of almond and vanilla extracts and about 1/3 cup of almonds. I baked them on parchment paper in a 350 degree oven for 18 minutes. Afterwards, when they were cool, I melted semi-sweet chocolate with a very small amount of shortening and drizzled it on top of each macaroon. They were slightly crisp on the outside and chewy on the inside.


I made these for my husband who LOVES macaroons. I on the other hand, can't stand coconut and have never tried them before (nor will I). His feedback was that the flavor was good, but he wished they were a little bigger and had more uniform crispiness around the outside. They are moist and look pretty. He keeps eating them though, so something must be right!