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Lemony Coconut Macaroons Recipe
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Lemony Coconut Macaroons Recipe

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These chewy gems have refreshing lemon flavor. They freeze well and thaw easily in the fridge, so you can cure a craving anytime. —Karla Johnson, East Helena, MT
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min./batch + cooling
MAKES:30 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min./batch + cooling
MAKES: 30 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white
  • Dash salt
  • Dash cream of tartar
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1 package (14 ounces) flaked coconut
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 110 calories, 6 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 65 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a small bowl, beat egg white, salt and cream of tartar on high speed until stiff peaks form. In a large bowl, mix milk and extract until blended. Stir in coconut and baking powder. Fold in beaten egg white.
  2. Drop coconut mixture by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake 11-13 minutes or just until golden brown. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.
Freeze option: Freeze cookies, layered between waxed paper, in freezer containers. To use, thaw before serving.
Originally published as Lemony Coconut Macaroons in Simple & Delicious December/January 2014

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 110 calories, 6 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 65 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed Dec. 7, 2014

"I bake all of the time and will never make these again. Not sure what happened. They looked great before baking, but after being baked they spread out flat and had to scrap them off of the pan. Not worth the time or the money to just throw in the garbage."

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Reviewed Dec. 5, 2014

"No adjustments, these are sooooo easy and delicious."

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Reviewed Feb. 5, 2014

"I made these this past Christmas and was blown away by how easy they were to make and how delicious they turned out. I will definitely make them again. Very good and easy."

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