Chocolate-Topped Macaroon Crisps Recipe
What a combination! Delicate macaroons drizzled with sweet chocolate can’t be beat. The recipe comes from a co-worker’s daughter, who makes us a huge batch of these every Christmas. —Rosemary Areias, Turlock, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:20-22 servings
- 1 package (14 ounces) flaked coconut
- 4 egg whites
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
- 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
- 1. In a food processor, finely chop coconut; set aside. In a large bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar, beating until stiff and glossy. Fold in vanilla and coconut. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto lightly greased baking sheets.
- 2. Bake at 325° for 18-19 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove to wire racks to cool. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and oil; stir until smooth. Drizzle over cookies. Yield: 3-1/2 dozen.
2 cookies equals 206 calories, 11 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 59 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.
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