Cranberry Lime Macaroons
It wouldn’t be the holidays for my family and friends 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
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
- 2 large egg whites
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lime zest
- 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 zest and salt. Stir in coconut and cranberries.
- Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2-in. apart onto parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 15-18 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.
Editor's NoteLook for unsweetened coconut in the baking or health food section.
Nutrition Facts1 cookie: 100 calories, 6g fat (6g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 58mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.
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Originally published as Cranberry Lime Macaroons in Taste of Home Christmas Annual 2011