Quick Coconut Macaroons Recipe

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Quick Coconut Macaroons Recipe
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Quick Coconut Macaroons Recipe

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These are truly the best macaroon cookies I've ever tasted. The short list of ingredients makes them especially appealing to busy cooks. —Nancy Tafoya, Ft. Collins, Colorado
MAKES:
9 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
9 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups flaked coconut
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 9 red or green candied cherries, halved

Directions

In a bowl, combine the coconut, flour and salt. Add milk and vanilla; mix well (batter will be stiff).
Drop by tablespoonfuls 1 in. apart onto a greased baking sheet. Top each with a candied cherry half. Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Coconut Macaroons in Country Woman March/April 1995, p37

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 220 calories, 11g fat (9g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 129mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

  • 2-1/2 cups flaked coconut
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 9 red or green candied cherries, halved
  1. In a bowl, combine the coconut, flour and salt. Add milk and vanilla; mix well (batter will be stiff).
  2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 1 in. apart onto a greased baking sheet. Top each with a candied cherry half. Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Coconut Macaroons in Country Woman March/April 1995, p37

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short on time User ID: 4318779 250172
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2016

"I found them dry, but will try them again. Maybe I will have better luck. They were tasty though."

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renocrafter User ID: 8838383 247215
Reviewed Apr. 17, 2016

"This has a better texture for me than most of the other recipes I have tried!!! The only change I made was to dip the bottoms in dark chocolate that I melted with a bit of coconut oil to smooth it out!!! My new favorite!!!"

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Weinerdoggirl User ID: 7702348 231631
Reviewed Aug. 23, 2015

"Soooo easy and delicious!!!"

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jeanc1 User ID: 6916609 11278
Reviewed Dec. 14, 2013

"these quick and easy. Like to bake on parchment paper, easy to remove and easy clean up. These get a thumbs up and do again. Jean, Kulpmont, PA"

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toni.m User ID: 5441752 12027
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2011

"Awesome! Made these last year too. Big hit. This year I am putting a Hershey Kiss on each one when they come out of the oven... kinda like a mounds bar only with milk chocolate.... easy Peasy to make!"

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MichMajor User ID: 6203085 19504
Reviewed Oct. 12, 2011

"A snap to make and our kids loved them, a nice peanut-free cookie they can take in their lunches to school"

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pmh709 User ID: 742018 4369
Reviewed Apr. 23, 2011

"Amazingly delicious & easy macaroon recipe. It's now a favorite at our house!"

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JillAndLea User ID: 1675407 4299
Reviewed Dec. 21, 2010

"Delicious! easy to make! They get rave reviews every time I make them."

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toni.m User ID: 5441752 11077
Reviewed Dec. 10, 2010

"Great cookie and very easy!"

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silly girl User ID: 5270321 21317
Reviewed Dec. 10, 2010

"I have sweetened coconut. I can't find a recipe that says sweetened instead of just flaked. should i just cut down on sugar??"

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