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Coconut Macaroons: Cookie Jar

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If you love coconut, you'll love these cookies!
Ingredients
  Sweetened coconut 3 Cup (48 tbs), shredded
  Almond extract 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Sweetened condensed milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg whites 2 , beaten (Stiffly beaten)
  Cream of tartar 1 Teaspoon
  Semi-sweet chocolate chips 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (60% chocolate chips)
Directions

MAKING:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line the baking tray with parchment paper.
2. In a medium bowl, combine coconut, almond extract, and salt. Mix in condensed milkto form a thick paste. Set aside.
3. Beat egg whites & cream of tartar to stiff peaks. Fold egg whites into coconut mixture.
4. Drop onto parchment lined cookie sheets, about 2 inches apart and bake for about 15minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
5. While the cookies are cooling, In a microwave safe bowl melt the chocolate in 30 second bursts (15 seconds towards to end) until the chocolate is smooth. Use a dinner fork to drizzle chocolate on cookies.
6. Slide a cooled cookie sheet under the parchment and refrigerate the cookies for 15-20 minutes, until chocolate is set.

SERVING:
7. Serve after they are completely set with your choice of beverages and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Coconut
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2266 Calories from Fat 1041

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 123 g189.2%

Saturated Fat 89.8 g449.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 52 mg17.3%

Sodium 1478.4 mg61.6%

Total Carbohydrates 279 g93.1%

Dietary Fiber 10.1 g40.5%

Sugars 228 g

Protein 29 g58.3%

Vitamin A 8.2% Vitamin C 9.3%

Calcium 47.3% Iron 26.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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