2 1/2 -3 cups shredded coconut
1 tsp. coconut oil
2/3 cups sweetened condensed milk
1 tsp vanilla
1/3 cup coconut flour
1/8 tsp salt
1 egg white (Beaten to meringue consistency) set aside
Stir the coconut oil into the shredded coconut. Add the sweetened condensed milk and vanilla. Mix together salt and coconut flour. Gradually add to coconut mixture. Now fold in meringue.
For small macaroons use a rounded teaspoon, for larger macaroon, use rounded tablespoon. Drop on parchment lined cookie sheet. Bake on 375 for approximately 15 mins or until golden brown. Cool
CHOCOLATE : Melt desired amount of ( milk chocolate or dark chocolate) in bowl in microwave 20 seconds at a time. You can use a good grade of chocolate chips. Just remember to melt them slowly. Stir well each time so the cocoa butter in the chocolate gets mixed evenly. If seems dry, add a very small amount of vegetable oil 1/2 tsp. should be shiny for dipping
Dear Moms & Daughters,
This post is especially for all you coconut lovers... or for those you know love these amazing creations. :) Yes you can guess that I'm the "coconut queen" and so I could probably eat this amazing stuff in some form at every meal !! I decided it would be a good time to be generous and let you know I'm finally releasing the secret to my coconut macaroons. I hope you all enjoy this recipe in time for your valentine! Until then... Have fun as you take this most enjoyable holiday by thinking of extra special ways to shower your loved ones with cards and yummy treats!!