Sunday, December 21, 2008

Coconut Macaroon Recipe

Recipe for the first day of winter, Marks favourite, coconut macaroons, very very easy, two versions. He loves coconut, and these cookies!

Coconut Macaroons

3 - 200 g pkgs flaked coconut
1 can sweetened condensed milk
2 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 tsp. almond extract

Preheat oven to 325° F. In a large mixing bowl combine all ingredients and mix well. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto well greased baking sheets. Bake on middle rack of oven, 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned around the edges. Cool slightly. Remove to wire racks, cool completely. Store covered at room temperature. Makes about 4 dozen. 

Chocolate Version:
Omit almond extract. Add 1/2 cup of cocoa, proceed as above.


5 comments:

Canadian Rockies Art - Nathalie Girard said...

Yum! Thanks Pegg :-)

arlene said...

Macaroons are one of my favorites -I'm going to try this one! Thanks Five.

Tina said...

These sound delicious! I think I may have to try these out!

glasfaden said...

sounds yummy!!

mchen said...

Again. Drooling. Luscious-sounding, Pegg — thanks! And merry Xmas to you & your fam :)