Lemony Almond Macaroons

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 133 calories
    • Calories 53 calories from fat
    • Fat 8 g
    • Sat Fat 5 g
    • Cholesterol 0 mg
    • Sodium 73 mg
    • Protein 2 g
    • Carbohydrate 15 g
    • Sugar 14 g
    • Fiber 1 g
    • Iron 0 mg
    • Calcium 13 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 14-ounce package sweetened shredded coconut
  2. Check 1cup sliced almonds
  3. Check 3/4cup sugar
  4. Check 1teaspoon grated lemon zest
  5. Check 1/4teaspoon kosher salt
  6. Check 4 large egg whites

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 325° F. In a large bowl, combine the coconut, almonds, sugar, lemon zest, and salt. Mix in the egg whites.
  2. Drop mounds of the mixture (each equal to 2 tablespoons) onto 2 parchment-lined baking sheets, spacing them 1½ inches apart.
  3. Bake, switching the baking sheets halfway through, until the edges begin to brown, 20 to 25 minutes. Cool slightly on baking sheets, then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.
  4. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week.