Chewy Macaroons Recipe
These coconut cookies are lightly crisp on the outside and chewy on the inside. "Sometimes I make them a bit larger so I can top them with a scoop of ice cream and some strawberry sauce," jots Herbert Borland from Des Moines, Washington.
- 2 egg whites
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Pinch salt
- 6 tablespoons sugar
- 1 cup flaked coconut
- 1. In a small bowl, beat egg whites, vanilla and salt on medium speed until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar, 1 tablespoon at time, beating until stiff peaks form. Fold in coconut.
- 2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto well-greased baking sheets. Bake at 300° for 25 minutes or just until golden brown. Immediately remove to wire racks. Yield: about 2 dozen.
1 serving (2 each) equals 66 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 42 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.
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