Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons
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Chocolate Dipped Macaroons have a sweet and chewy texture, dipped in sweet melted chocolate for the ultimate holiday dessert experience. This recipe is so easy to make!
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 30
  • 2 ⅔ cups flaked coconut (7 ounces)
  • ⅔ cup sugar
  • ⅓ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 egg whites
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 ounces semisweet OR dark chocolate, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon shortening
  1. Preheat oven to 325F.
  2. Line a large cookie sheet with parchment paper or silicone baking mat; set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl stir together coconut, sugar, flour, and salt.
  4. Using a wooden spoon, stir in egg whites and vanilla extract.
  5. Drop coconut mixture by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart onto the prepared cookie sheet. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Remove from oven.
  6. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  7. In a heavy, medium saucepan heat and stir chocolate and shortening over low heat until melted and smooth. Dip half of of each cookie in melted chocolate.
  8. Place cookies on parchment or waxed paper and let dry. Enjoy!
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