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First Place Coconut Macaroons

 First Place Coconut Macaroons
THESE COOKIES earned me a first-place ribbon at the county fair. They remain my husband's favorites—whenever I make them to give away, he always asks me where his batch is! I especially like the fact that the recipe makes a small enough batch for the two of us to nibble on. —Penny Ann Habeck Sh
9 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1-1/3 cups flaked coconut
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the coconut, sugar, flour and salt. Stir in
  • egg whites and vanilla; mix well.
  • Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets. Bake at
  • 325° for 18-20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire
  • rack. Yield: about 1-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 macaroons equals 108 calories, 5 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 81 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.