Sugar-dusted macaroon trees

Club Recipes

By
@Greatchoices

This Martha Stewart recipe was prepared by a club member for the December, 2012, meeting.


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Serves:

18 macaroons

Prep:

15 Min

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
finely shredded unsweetened coconut
3/4 c
granulated sugar
2
large egg whites, lightly beaten
5 tsp
pure vanilla extract
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salt
confectioners' sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

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1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Thoroughly combine coconut, granulated sugar, egg whites, vanilla, and salt in a large bowl using your hands or a wooden spoon. Form 2 tablespoons of the mixture at a time into 2-inch-tall trees with your hands, using your fingertips to make pointed tops. Transfer each tree to a parchment-lined baking sheet, spacing them 1 inch apart.
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2.Bake until edges are golden and trees are firm, 12 to 14 minutes. Let cool on baking sheet on a wire rack at least 15 minutes. Cookies can be made up to 1 day ahead; dust with confectioners' sugar just before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies