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coconut macaroons on a white serving plate

Easy Coconut Macaroons

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Gluten-free and dairy-free
Keyword: 1-bowl, chocolate, coconut, easy dessert, macaroons, quick dessert
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 24
Crunchy on the outside and soft and chewy within, these coconut macaroons are impossible to resist and take just 20 minutes to make!
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Ingredients

  • 240 gr unsweetened shredded dry coconut
  • 4 free-range egg whites
  • 120 gr granulated sugar white or fine demerara
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • a pinch of salt
  • 100 gr dark chocolate melted

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325°F/160°C. Line a large baking tray with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl beat the egg whites with the sugar, almond extract and a pinch of salt. Gently incorporate coconut and give a good mix.
  • With the help of an ice cream scoop or a spoon, scoop out the mixture and place on the lined baking tray.
  • Bake the coconut macaroons for about 15-20 minutes, until lightly golden brown.
  • Allow to cool completely on the baking tray before enjoying.
  • If you like, drizzle with optional melted chocolate and allow to set before serving.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.