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Chewy Macaroons

 Chewy Macaroons
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.
12 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • Pinch salt
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup flaked coconut

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 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.