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coconut pecan macaroons

Coconut Pecan Macaroons

Sweet coconut pecan macaroons are made with shredded coconut and pecans and taste just like German chocolate cake frosting. Drizzle with chocolate for an extra special treat.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 84 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 2/3 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 egg whites

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 2 baking sheets with foil and grease with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, stir together coconut, sugar, flour, salt, pecans, and vanilla until well combined.
  • In a medium sized bowl, beat egg whites with an electric mixer until stiff peaks form. Gently fold egg whites into the coconut mixture.
  • Scoop Tablespoon sized rounded balls onto the prepared pans. Bake until lightly browned, about 18-20 minutes.

Notes

Nutrition (per cookie)
Calories 84 | Total Fat 3.9g | Saturated Fat 2.6g | Cholesterol 0mg | Sodium 48mg | Total Carbohydrate 11.2g | Dietary Fiber 1.3g | Total Sugars 9g | Protein 0.9g | Calcium 2mg | Potassium 45mg