It won't be the holidays for my family and friend if I didn't make these chewy lime flavored macaroons. I usually make several batches a week during the season.—Alisa Costa, Chatham, New York
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 2 large egg whites
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lime peel
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3 cups unsweetened finely shredded coconut
- 1/2 cup dried cranberries, chopped
- In a small bowl, whisk egg whites for 1 minute. Whisk in the sugar, vanilla, lime peel and salt. Stir in coconut and cranberries.
- Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2-in. apart onto parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Yield: 3 dozen.
Originally published as Cranberry Lime Macaroons in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2011, p122