Coconut Macaroons

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Melanie Miller

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@MRMiller

These macaroons are so simple but taste complex. They have evolved from being a staple at our annual Christmas party to the "go-to" treat for whenever we have company, are watching football games, or just want to indulge. If I didn't make macaroons, everyone would be disappointed. When friends can't make our parties or get-togethers, they write they will miss the macaroons, not us!
Enjoy!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Simple? Yes. Delicious? Definitely! These moist, flaky cookies have the wonderful addition of sweetened condensed milk. Each time I taste that unique flavor I'm transported to days of old and can practically taste my mother's many wonderful recipes. This one ranks right up there with them. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★☆ 31 votes

Comments:
Serves:
makes about 4 dozen
Prep:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 (7oz) pkg
    sweetened flaked coconut
  • 1 (14oz) can(s)
    eagle brand sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk)
  • 2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    almond extract

How to Make Coconut Macaroons

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. LIne baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, combine milk and extracts. Mix well. Add coconut. Mix well. Drop by round teaspoonfuls onto baking sheets. Bake 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from baking sheets and place on parchment-covered cooling racks. Store loosely covered at room temperature.

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About Coconut Macaroons

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Collection: Baked Treats
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Christmas #TAILGATE




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