Coconut macaroons

Coconut Macaroons – Gluten Free Cookie Recipe

  • Author: adapted from Martha Stewart Cookies
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 17 minutes
  • Total Time: 22 minutes
  • Yield: 18 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Unknown
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Crunchy on the outside and chewy on the inside



  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups unsweetened, shredded coconut
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla
  • pinch of salt
  • 4 oz good quality semi sweet chocolate
  • 1 tsp coconut oil


  • Preheat oven to 325. Line baking sheets with parchment
  • In a large bowl combing sugar, coconut, egg whites. salt and vanilla. Mix well to combine.
  • Use a medium scoop and place on prepared baking sheet. Alternatively wet your hands and take about 1 1/2 TBS of dough and roll into a ball. Space about 1 inch apart
  • Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned, about 16 – 17 minutes. Rotate the tray halfway through baking. Cool on a wire rack.
  • Heat the chocolate and coconut oil until melted.
  • Drizzle over the macaroons or if desired, dip the cookies in the chocolate mixture (if you choose to dip the cookies after you do so, set them to harden on a piece of parchment.) This will cover about half the batch.

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