Coconut Macaroons

Meet my new obsession for this holiday season: coconut macaroons. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve made these in the last few weeks. These babies have helped me avoid overdoing it on the overwhelming amount of holiday cookies my house seems to be accumulating. The best part? They’re made with all good-for-you ingredients. Therefore, I feel no regret constantly popping them in my mouth :)

Coconut Macaroons

Coconut Macaroons: 

(Makes 30)

Ingredients:

2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut

2 egg whites

2 tbsp vanilla protein powder

1 tsp vanilla extract

optional: dark chocolate chips

Directions: 

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Mix all the ingredients together and pinch into balls. Bake for 18 minutes. If desired, melt some chocolate chips and drizzle over the macaroons.

Coconut Macaroons

Happy Holidays!

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23 responses to this post.

  1. I am going to make these tomorrow!!! Thanks for this post!!

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  2. I love LOVE coconut macaroons! Nice simple recipe. Thanks for sharing!

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  3. coconut is one of my favorite foods, and i could pop macaroons all day! looking forward to trying this.

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  4. Wow that looks great!

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  5. I love coconut macaroons! My husband buys the chocolate protein powder, so I’ll have to try a chocolate version of these. :)

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  6. I love macaroons!
    As a slight modification: if you pre-toast the shredded coconut, the flavor of the coconut is slightly sweeter, and carries the toasted flavor in the recipe. It’s quite an exciting change, and comes with little extra effort. Thanks for the recipe post!

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  7. Posted by Suzette on January 17, 2013 at 12:26 am

    yum! those look good! thanks for visiting my blog~

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  8. [...] Check out her recipe here: Coconut Macaroons [...]

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