Cranberry Lime Macaroons

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min./batch


2 dozen

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
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
Cranberry Lime Macaroons Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


  1. In a small bowl, whisk egg whites for 1 minute. Whisk in the sugar, vanilla, lime zest and salt. Stir in coconut and cranberries.
  2. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2-in. apart onto parchment-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.
Unsweetened Coconut
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Nutrition Facts

1 cookie: 100 calories, 6g fat (6g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 58mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.