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Coconut Macaroons Recipe

Our favorite coconut macaroons recipe, made without sweetened condensed milk. They’re easy to whip up and super flavorful! 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time23 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 15 Macaroons
Calories: 129kcal
Author: Eden


  • 11 ounces shredded sweet coconut
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  • Measure and Prepare – Prep all of the ingredients, separate the egg whites and toss the egg yolks. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper or a Silpat. Also, preheat the oven.
  • Mix – In a large mixing bowl, combine all of the ingredients and mix well.
    coconut batter for cookies
  • Scoop – Using a medium cookie scooper, scoop 1 1/2 tablespoons batter onto a prepared baking sheet. Bake 9 at a time, spaced out. 
    cookie scooper
  • Bake – Bake on the middle rack in a preheated 325° oven for 16-18 minutes. When the tops are just slightly turning golden brown, take them out.
    coconut macaroon on a silpat
  • Dip in Chocolate – This is optional, but if you want to dip them in chocolate, melt semisweet morsels in a bowl in 30 seconds intervals. Stir until all of the chocolate is melted, then dip the bottom of the macaroons. 
    cookie dipped in chocolate


For chocolate dipped macaroons, melt semisweet chocolate morsels to dip the bottoms of the cookies in.
Bake 16-18 minutes until the tops are slightly golden brown.


Serving: 15Cookies | Calories: 129kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Sodium: 143mg | Potassium: 82mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg