Coconut Macaroons Deluxe
|Flaked coconut||7 Ounce, finely chopped, in blender, if desired (About 2.5 Cups, Chopped)|
|Egg whites||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), unbeaten (About 6 Egg Whites)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Almond extract||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
Put all ingredients into a 2-quart saucepan and mix thoroughly.
Set over very low heat and stir until mixture is thickened and sugar is dissolved, about 20 minutes; keep temperature of mixture just below 150Â°F.
Remove from heat; cool 5 minutes.
Force through pastry bag and No.
7 star tube, which has been opened entirely, or drop by heaping teaspoonfuls directly onto cookie sheets lined with unglazed paper.
Press a candied cherry piece onto top of each.
Bake at 350Â°F 20 minutes.
Remove cookies to wire racks.
(If necessary, slightly moisten underside of paper directly under each macaroon to remove.)
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2230 Calories from Fat 1075
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 128 g197.5%
Saturated Fat 113.6 g567.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 373.6 mg15.6%
Total Carbohydrates 262 g87.3%
Dietary Fiber 32.5 g129.9%
Sugars 215.8 g
Protein 33 g66.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 6.6% Iron 37.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet