Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Coconut macaroon

Coconut macaroons are more like little coconut bites rather than cookies.

I made them at our last playgroup & they were a big hit with the young & old. If you don't like coconuts, you can substitute with almond powder.

Coconut macaroon
makes about 30

180g desiccated coconut
1 packet vanilla powder

150g sugar

3 egg whites

1. Mix dessicated coconut, vanilla powder & sugar

2. Beat the egg whites till stiff then add to coconut mixture

3. Place wax paper on oven tray

4. Form little balls & place on oven tray tray

5. Bake at 190C for 10-15 minutes until brown - check often to make sure you don't burn them

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