Easy Coconut Macaroons

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Fluffy, cloudlike coconut macaroons are an easy to make, sinless sweet treat at only 50 calories per cookie!

Easy Coconut Macaroons – Fluffy, cloudlike coconut macaroons are an easy to make, sinless sweet treat at only 50 calories per cookie! | thecomfortofcooking.com

If you’ve ever had a curiosity to try coconut macaroons, give in and just bake them up already! They’re amazing. That is, if you like coconut and have a handful of basic ingredients at your fingertips.

Easy Coconut Macaroons – Fluffy, cloudlike coconut macaroons are an easy to make, sinless sweet treat at only 50 calories per cookie! | thecomfortofcooking.com

They’re incredibly easy, and though the batter looks a little gloppy at first, it creates a cloudlike cookie that’s both chewy and light as air! Egg whites, flour, coconut, vanilla and sugar are all you need to create these fabulous, fluffy bits of cookie heaven.

Easy Coconut Macaroons – Fluffy, cloudlike coconut macaroons are an easy to make, sinless sweet treat at only 50 calories per cookie! | thecomfortofcooking.com

Try these one-bite treats for your Valentine, or just to add something sweet to your countertops for anyone to grab! Coconut macaroons are adorable, quick to make and will definitely disappear even in the most coconut discriminating household… I guarantee it!

Easy Coconut Macaroons

Servings 14

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cups flaked sweetened coconut
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  • In a medium bowl, combine coconut, sugar and flour. Stir in egg whites and vanilla with a wooden spoon, mixing well. Drop by heaping 1/2 tablespoonfuls onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until golden brown. Let macaroons cool for 2 minutes before removing to a wire rack.
  • Enjoy!

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  1. I’ve only recently come around to coconut in baked goods so I think it’s about time I get these in my life! The perfect coconut bites!

  2. mmm, coconut macaroons are so good! i love that this recipe is so easy!

  3. I LOOOOOOOOOOOOVE coconut macaroons and love even more how few ingredients there are…and how easy they are! I have a bag of flaked coconut that desperately needs some using and it’s alllll going into macaroons!!

  4. Mmm, I haven’t made macaroons in forever but I love them so much. They’re so easy and coconut is the best!

  5. I love macaroons but have never made them. This recipe really does look easy! Can’t wait to get my hands dirty and try this!

  6. I’ve always wanted to make homemade macaroons. Will definitely have to try this soon! There’s not much coconut lovers in my house but I’m sure they’d gobble this up no problem!

  7. I love macaroons! Actually I love coconut in just about anything, and these look wonderful! :)

  8. how cute and perfect would these be for the love-day tomorrow?? i adore that they’re so easy too! coconut macaroons are one of my favorite things to indulge in – i can’t ever stop at one!

  9. I have a house full of coconut lovers here. Pinning and I hope to try soon!

  10. Did you know that your “directions” call for salt but your “ingredients” makes no mention of it? How much salt please.

  11. Ooooh, I love coconut macaroons! My sister always makes them for Christmas, but got busy and didn’t this year. I may have to make some for myself as a very belated Christmas treat :)

  12. Anonymous – Thanks for catching that! No salt needed. The change has been made.

  13. I love coconut macaroons but surprisingly have never made them. I can’t believe how easy they are!! Yours looks so golden and delicious!

  14. I just love how easy these are and I love coconut!

  15. I have tried a different version of coocnut macaroons before and I definitely want to try it this way!

  16. I haven’t made coconut macaroons in a long time! That has to change with this recipe!

  17. I love macaroons and macarons! I like these just a smidge more since they are much easier to make :)

  18. I *just* made similar easy macaroons last night using my friend’s recipe! I didn’t put flour and vanilla extract. I should give it a try next time!

  19. How much salt? It’s not listed in the ingredients, but listed in the directions? Thanks – In the process of making this right now

  20. None, sorry. I changed it on this page but forgot to change it on the printable recipe page. Fixed!

  21. Wow these look so easy to make and delicious! I can’t wait to try them out.

  22. I made these today. I added walnuts. Sooo good and soooo easy!

  23. I made these for Easter (2013) and they are delicious!! Everyone raved over this
    recipe and my son (he is a Chef) loved them. Easy and decadent. They are also beautiful!

  24. Going to a BBQ this evening and thought that I would take desert and bam, came to this website. They are in the oven as I write this and they smell oh so good. So easy to make, hope they turn out since I used my last two eggs! LOL

  25. Made these last night! So easy to make! & so delicious :)

  26. I made this recipe and used almond extract instead of vanilla and, damn, are they tasty!

  27. Great post. I was checking continuously this blog and I’m impressed! Very helpful info particularly the last part :) I care for such information a lot. I was seeking this certain info for a long time. Thank you and best of luck.

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