Quick Coconut Macaroons
These are truly the best macaroon cookies I've ever tasted. The short list of ingredients makes these Quick Coconut Macaroons especially appealing to busy cooks.
—Nancy Tafoya, Ft. Collins, Colorado
Chewy Coconut Macaroons
These chewy cookies are my husband's favorites, so he requests them often. I like to make the Chewy Coconut Macaroons on cold winter days and keep them in an airtight bowl on the kitchen counter. They never last long!
—Peggy Key, Grant, Alabama
These cookies are sure to delight the coconut and chocolate lover. The combination in the Macaroon Kisses is sure to be irresistible to everyone.
—Ms. Lee B. Roberts, Racine, Wisconsin
These chewy cookies are really easy to mix up in a hurry, and they're a favorite with both adults and kids. I've been baking for 35 years and believe me, these Polka-Dot Macaroons never last long.
—Janice Lass, Dorr, Michigan
Chocolate Macadamia Macaroons
I love coconut, chocolate and macadamia nuts, so in my effort to come up with the taste of my favorite candy bar, Almond Joy, I created this Chocolate Macadamia Macaroons recipe. To make them more like a candy bar, I dipped the bottoms into chocolate. This has become my family's signature Christmas cookie.
—Darlene Brenden, Salem, Oregon
These chewy coconut Angel Macaroons start with a boxed angel food cake mix.
—Renee Schwebach, Dumont, Minnesota
Cranberry Almond Macaroons
You'll relish this guilt-free take on a classic cookie, enhanced with cranberries and luscious dark chocolate. My son is diabetic, and he loves these Cranberry Almond Macaroons. A co-worker calls them "a piece of coconut heaven."
—Ramona Cornell, Levittown, New York
These chewy little Crunchy Macaroons cookies have a nice coconut and almond flavor…and crisp rice cereal adds a little crunch. Our home economists whipped them up using only five ingredients.
—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
This recipe was lost in my files for more than 40 years before I uncovered it. I decided to make these Coconut Macaroons for an event at the business my husband and I own…they were a hit with everyone.
—Naomi Vining, Springdale, Arkansas
I received this Cherry Macaroons recipe along with its ingredients at my bridal shower. Now these are a favorite of our sons.
—Sherma Talbot, Salt Lake City, Utah
More Macaroon Desserts
Guests will never recognize the refrigerated crescent roll dough that goes into these almond-flavored bars. You can assemble these chewy Macaroon Bars in no time.
—Carolyn Kyzer, Alexander, Arkansas
Cocoa Macaroon Muffins
A longtime favorite that I've modified over the years, this Cocoa Macaroon Muffins recipe is as wonderful at brunch as it is for dessert. I love chocolate in any form, and these muffins pair it with coconut for a yummy result. People particularly like the surprise filling in the center.
—Carol Wilson, Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Chocolate Macaroon Cake
This Chocolate Macaroon Cake is always popular with chocolate lovers, including my five children. I got the recipe from a dear friend more than 30 years ago.
—Saburo Aburano, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Banana Macaroon Trifle
A chewy homemade macaroon mixture takes the place traditionally held by cake in this Banana Macaroon Trifle. Sometimes I serve the sweet treat in individual cups. No time to bake? Use store-bought macaroons instead.
—Barbara Keith, Faucett, Missouri
Macaroon Cherry Pie
I use homegrown cherries in this bountiful Macaroon Cherry Pie with its unique crunchy coconut topping. But I've found that purchased tart cherries yield a dessert that's nearly as delicious. I always bake this pie around Presidents' Day or Valentine's Day, but it's popular with my family in any season.
—Lori Daniels, Beverly, West Virginia
These three-layer Macaroon Brownies make for a pretty presentation on any dessert table.
—Christine Foust, Stoneboro, Pennsylvania
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