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from [becy420]
Coconut macaroons

Coconut macaroons

tips-1)For chocolate frosted macaroons,melt 2 squares semi-sweet chocolate.2)Add2 tsp.melted butter.3)Drizzle over cooled macaroons or dip in chocolate to half coat each cookie.

  • Yield: 1 serving

Ingredients

  • 2 egg whites (room temperature)
  • dash salt
  • 1 teaspoon(s) lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup(s) sugar
  • 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla
  • 1/2 tablespoon(s) almond extract
  • 1 1/4 cup(s) flaked coconut

Preparation

1)Whip egg whites and salt together until foamy;add lemon juice.2)Beating at high speed,gradually add the sugar until a stiff meringue is formed.3)Beat in the vanilla and almond extract.4)Fold in the coconut.5)Cover baking sheets with parchment or brown paper.6)Drop rounded spoonfuls of the meringue mixture about the size of walnuts onto prepared baking sheets.7)Bake at 300`f for 25 minutes or until macaroons feel dry to the touch.8)Cool on the pans.9)Remove with spatula.10)Store in tightly covered container in a cool place.

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