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Coconut Macaroons

Prep: 10 minsCook: 20 minsTotal: 30 minutes
Fat 21 Carbs 15 Protein 3
Yield 12 1x

Ingredients

  • 4 cups unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. First, preheat oven to 350ºF and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together coconut, maple syrup, egg whites, coconut oil, and vanilla.
  3. Use a 1/4 cup to scoop the coconut mixture into your palm and compress together. Place on baking sheet and shape into a dome with the palm of your hand. Repeat.
  4. Bake at 350ºF for about 20 minutes or until the macaroons begin to turn golden brown on the sides.
  5. Let cool for about 30 minutes.
  6. Coat the bottom of each macaroon with chocolate by melting chocolate chips in the microwave and stirring until smooth.
  7. Dip the bottom of each macaroon into the melted chocolate (gently), set on a piece of parchment paper. Repeat.
  8. When chocolate has cooled and hardened, enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 macaroon Calories: 260 Sugar: 9 Fat: 21 Carbohydrates: 15 Fiber: 4 Protein: 3
Author: Lee Hersh