Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown
Show: Good Eats
Save Recipe Print
Toasty Coconut Macaroons
Total:
1 hr
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
40 min
Yield:
about 40 cookies
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
40 min
Yield:
about 40 cookies
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

Spread the coconut out in a single layer on a half sheet pan. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes, until the coconut is golden. Set on a cooling rack to cool.

Whip the eggs whites and sugar in a large bowl with a hand mixer on high for 8 to 10 minutes until stiff peaks form. Add the vanilla and salt. The egg whites and sugar can also be whipped in a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment.

Using a rubber spatula, fold in the toasted coconut.

Drop by the tablespoon onto a parchment paper-lined half sheet pan, leaving 1 to 2 inches around each cookie. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Cook's Note

The outsides should be golden brown but the insides should still be moist.

More from:

12 Days of Cookies

Our Best Holiday Cookies 57 Videos

Get the Recipe

Holiday Swirled Sugar Cookies 00:30

Find out how to get a festive, swirling effect on iced cookies.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Lemon-Rosemary Macaroons

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Peanut Butter Blossoms

Recipe courtesy of Nancy Fuller

Molasses Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Anne Burrell

Hazelnut-Chocolate Linzer Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Aida Mollenkamp

Sunny's German Chocolate Cake Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Sunny Anderson

Oatmeal Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Coconut Macaroons

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Coconut Macaroons

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Coconut-Cranberry Macaroon

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Browse Reviews By Keyword