Chocolate-Coconut Macaroons

Chocolate cereal combined with shredded coconut puts a fun twist on the classic macaroon
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Honey Bunches of Oats

Chocolate cereal combined with shredded coconut puts a fun twist on the classic macaroon.

20
Servings
252
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 3 Cups sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 Cup cereal such as, Honey Bunches of Oats Chocolate cereal, lightly crushed
  • 1 Cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper; set aside.

In a large bowl, whisk together egg whites, sugar, and salt until very frothy. Fold in coconut and cereal until moistened.  

Drop mixture into 2-inch rounds on prepared baking sheets. Bake until lightly golden, about 25 minutes. Transfer to wire rack to cool completely. 

Using a microwave safe bowl, melt chocolate chips in microwave in 30-second intervals until smooth.

Dip bottom part of macaroons into melted chocolate and place on parchment paper. Cool in refrigerator for 30 minutes or until set.  

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
15g
21%
Sugar
17g
19%
Saturated Fat
11g
46%
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
29g
22%
Protein
2g
4%
Vitamin A, RAE
3µg
0%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Calcium, Ca
15mg
2%
Choline, total
8mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
74µg
19%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
23mg
7%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Phosphorus, P
59mg
8%
Selenium, Se
6µg
11%
Sodium, Na
138mg
9%
Water
8g
0%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Chocolate Shopping Tip

There are so many varieties of chocolate on the shelves today it can be overwhelming to pick one – as a general rule of thumb, the fewer the ingredients, the better the chocolate.

Chocolate Cooking Tip

When melting chocolate, use a double boiler and stir occasionally to avoid scorching chocolate at the bottom of the bowl.

Chocolate Wine Pairing

Sweet chenin blanc, muscat, or amontillado sherry with nut-based desserts; sauternes or sweet German wines with pound cake, cheesecake, and other mildly sweet desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines with sweeter desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines, port, madeira, late-harvest zinfandel, or cabernet sauvignon or cabernet franc with chocolate desserts.