Winter Fruit Macaroons

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling


about 7 dozen

Updated: Dec. 23, 2023
Coconut macaroons with sweetened condensed milk instead of egg whites are my version of a recipe my mom loved. All you do is mix, drop and bake. —Veronica Miller, Aliquippa, Pennsylvania
Winter Fruit Macaroons Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 2-1/4 cups sweetened shredded coconut
  • 2-1/4 cups coarsely chopped dates
  • 1-1/2 cups coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 3/4 cup dried cherries
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto parchment-lined baking sheets.
  2. Bake until light brown, 8-10 minutes. Cool on pans 5 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool. Store in an airtight container.

Can you freeze Winter Fruit Macaroons?

Freeze cookies, layered between waxed paper, in freezer containers. Thaw before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1 cookie: 86 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 18mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.