Chocolate-Dipped Coconut Macaroons

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 112 calories
    • Calories 60 calories from fat
    • Fat 7 g
    • Sat Fat 5 g
    • Cholesterol 0 mg
    • Sodium 54 mg
    • Protein 1 g
    • Carbohydrate 14 g
    • Sugar 11 g
    • Fiber 1 g
    • Iron 0 mg
    • Calcium 2 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 14-ounce package sweetened shredded coconut (about 5 cups)
  2. Check 4 large egg whites
  3. Check 2/3cups sugar
  4. Check 1/3cup all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled
  5. Check 1/4teaspoon kosher salt
  6. Check 1/2teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  7. Check 6ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, melted and cooled to room temperature

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 325° F.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the coconut, egg whites, sugar, flour, salt, and vanilla.
  3. Drop packed tablespoonfuls of the mixture onto parchment-lined baking sheets, spacing them 1 inch apart.
  4. Bake, rotating the baking sheets halfway through, until lightly golden, 25 to 30 minutes. Cool slightly on the baking sheets, then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.
  5. When cool, dip the bottom of each macaroon in the chocolate and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Refrigerate until firm, 20 to 30 minutes. Store the macaroons in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 7 days.