Recipe: Coconut Macaroons and Chocolate Macaroon Cookies

Easy Coconut Macaroons

Coconut Macaroons

Easy coconut macaroons are made with 3 ingredients.

Cook Time: 8 minutes

Total Time: 8 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 16 ounces shredded coconut
  • 1 can (14-15 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Preparation:

Directions for coconut macaroons
Mix all ingredients together.
Drop by teaspoonful’s onto generously greased baking sheets.
Bake at 350° for 8 minutes. Cool coconut macaroons slightly; remove to rack. Makes about 4 to 5 dozen coconut macaroons.

Chocolate Macaroon Cookies

These cookies are quick and easy, made with egg whites, ground almonds, and chocolate chips.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 ounces (about 1 cup) semisweet chocolate chips, melted, cooled

Preparation:

Beat egg whites and salt until stiff but not dry. Beat in sugar, a little at a time; beat until mixture is thick and glossy. Mixture should stand in peaks. Fold in almonds, vanilla, and melted chocolate. Drop chocolate macaroons by teaspoonful’s onto buttered cookie sheets. Bake chocolate macaroons at 350° for 12 to 15 minutes.
Makes about 48 chocolate macaroons.

Credit: Both recipes and photo credit goes to©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.

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Recipe: Chocolate Chip Coffee Muffins

Chocolate Chip-Coffee Muffins Recipe

Chocolate Chip Coffee Muffins

Yield: Serves 12 (serving size: 1 muffin)
Total:                               35 Minutes

 

Ingredients    

5   tablespoons butter, melted
2/3   cup whole milk
3   tablespoons instant coffee granules
1 1/2   teaspoons vanilla extract
9   ounces  all-purpose flour (about 2 cups)
1/4   teaspoon  salt
Cooking spray
2/3   cup sugar
1   large egg, lightly beaten
1/2   cup   semisweet chocolate chips
2   teaspoons baking powder

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 400°.

2. Combine first 5 ingredients.

3. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour and next 4 ingredients (through salt) in a large bowl; stir well with a whisk. Make a well in center of flour mixture. Add milk mixture to flour mixture; stir just until moist.

4. Spoon batter into 12 muffin cups coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 18 minutes or until done. Remove muffins from pan immediately; place on a wire rack.

Credit: Sarah Engeler-Young, Conway, Arkansas, Cooking Light
JANUARY 2012