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Elegant Coconut Macaroons

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  Egg whites 3 Large
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Cream of tartar 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Flaked coconut 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), flaked coconut
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon

Heat the oven to 325 degrees.
Lightly butter 2 baking sheets.
Put the egg whites, salt and cream of tartar in a bowl and beat until soft peaks form.
Beat in the sugar, a tablespoon at a time, until the whites are stiff and shiny.
Fold in the vanilla.
Toss the coconut with the cornstarch and fold it into the egg whites.
Drop the mixture onto the baking sheets in teaspoon-fuls.
Bake for 20 minutes, until the edges are very lightly browned.
Cool the cookies on wire racks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1397 Calories from Fat 575

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 69 g105.7%

Saturated Fat 60.8 g304%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 428.1 mg17.8%

Total Carbohydrates 190 g63.5%

Dietary Fiber 17.5 g69.8%

Sugars 158.9 g

Protein 17 g33.7%

Vitamin A Vitamin C 2.7%

Calcium 3.6% Iron 20.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Elegant Coconut Macaroons Recipe