Easy Cookie Recipes

Chewy Coconut Macaroons

By An Edible Mosaic

Dark chocolate and flaky sea salt are optional toppings, but really make these macaroons special.

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Step 1

Add the coconut flakes, sweetened condensed milk, vanilla extract, almond extract, and salt to a large bowl. Stir to combine.

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Step 2

Add the egg whites to another large bowl, and use a handheld electric mixer to beat them to stiff peaks.

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Step 3

Fold the egg whites into the coconut mixture 1/3 at a time until fully incorporated.

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Step 4

Use a 1 1/2-tablespoon scoop to measure out the coconut macaroon cookie dough. Roll each into a ball and arrange them on the prepared baking trays.

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Step 5

Bake for 10 minutes, then rotate the trays and continue baking until the cookies are set and light golden on the bottom, about 10 to 15 minutes more.

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Step 6

Once the cookies are cooled, melt the chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl in the microwave or in a double boiler. Drizzle the chocolate decoratively on top, and sprinkle on the flaky sea salt.

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