Dark Chocolate Coconut Macaroons

Dark Chocolate Coconut Macaroons
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Ingredients

  • 2/3 Cups  all-purpose flour
  • 5 Cups  sweetened flaked coconut
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  salt
  •   One 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 Teaspoons  vanilla extract
  • 1 Teaspoon  almond extract
  • 1/2 Cup  sliced almonds
  • 1 1/2 Cup  dark chocolate morsels, melted

Dark chocolate and coconut — how can anyone go wrong with these? These bite-sized treats are perfect for passing around at the end of a special holiday dinner.

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Directions

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.

Fit a stand mixer with the paddle attachment. Combine the flour, coconut, and salt in a mixing bowl until the coconut is evenly coated with flour. Slowly pour in the sweetened condensed milk, vanilla extract, and almond extract. Mix on low speed until the coconut is completely coated with the condensed milk.

Use a tablespoon to drop the dough onto the baking sheet. (Each cookie should be about the size of a golf ball.) Place a sliced almond on top of each macaroon. Bake until the coconut is toasted and golden brown on the outside, for 25-30 minutes.

Let the cookies cool for 45 minutes, then dip the bottom of each macaroon in the melted dark chocolate. Place the cookies back onto the lined baking sheet and let them cool completely, or until the chocolate has set and hardened.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

126 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Sodium Low Potassium, Kidney Friendly, Vegetarian, Egg Free, Peanut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:

6%

Servings:

40
  • Fat 254g 390%
  • Carbs 674g 225%
  • Saturated 181g 905%
  • Fiber 65g 260%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 515g
  • Monounsaturated 55g
  • Polyunsaturated 11g
  • Protein 74g 148%
  • Cholesterol 135mg 45%
  • Sodium 2,909mg 121%
  • Calcium 1,394mg 139%
  • Magnesium 757mg 189%
  • Potassium 4,383mg 125%
  • Iron 21mg 115%
  • Zinc 13mg 86%
  • Phosphorus 2,078mg 297%
  • Vitamin A 294µg 33%
  • Vitamin C 10mg 17%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 87%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 3mg 170%
  • Niacin (B3) 12mg 58%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 26%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 262µg 66%
  • Vitamin B12 2µg 29%
  • Vitamin D 1µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 13mg 66%
  • Vitamin K 17µg 21%
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