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coconut macaroons

Recipe by
Garrison Wayne
La Quinta, CA

The aroma of a coconut macaroon is so tantalizing, but the taste is even better. I have never met anyone who doesn't love a macaroon. Pass a plate of these after dinner with a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream or a fruit sorbet, and you'll top the evening off just right.

yield 28 cookies
prep time 20 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For coconut macaroons

  • 1 stick
    butter, unsalted, softened
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt, or a scant less
  • 3/4 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 lg
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    coconut, unsweetened
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour

How To Make coconut macaroons

  • 1
    Cream the butter with the sugar, salt, cream of tartar, and baking powder, in a large mixing bowl..
  • 2
    Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well.
  • 3
    Stir in the vanilla.
  • 4
    Stir in the coconut.
  • 5
    Stir in the flour.
  • 6
    Spoon 1 1/2 inch mounds of dough on a cookie sheet and bake in a 350 degree oven for 11 minutes.
  • 7
    Remove from the sheet with a spatula and cool completely on a rack.
  • 8
    Store airtight. Makes 28 cookies.