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Chocolate Macadamia Macaroons Recipe

Chocolate Macadamia Macaroons Recipe

This perfect macaroon has dark chocolate, chewy coconut and macadamia nuts and is dipped in chocolate—sinful and delicious! —Darlene Brenden, Salem, OR
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling YIELD:18 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped macadamia nuts
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • Pinch salt
  • 2 egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 325°. In a large bowl, mix the first six ingredients. Stir in egg whites, corn syrup and vanilla until blended.
  • 2. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake 15-20 minutes or until set and dry to the touch. Cool on pans 5 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  • 3. Dip bottom of each cookie in melted chocolate, allowing excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 136 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 52 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.