Monday, December 7, 2009

Chocolate Chip Coconut Macaroons

Chocolate Chip Coconut Macaroons

Makes about 3 dozen.

Cookie #7 of The Little Lady's "12 Days of Christmas Cookies"
Adapted From: Best-Loved Cookies

12-14 oz. flaked coconut (about 5+ c.)
6 T. flour
2/3 c. sugar
1/4 t. salt
4 egg whites
1 t. almond extract
1-1/2 c. miniature chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Combine coconut, flour, sugar, and salt in a bowl; mix in egg whites and almond extract. Stir in miniature chocolate chips.

Drop by rounded teaspoonful onto baking sheet lined with parchment paper (or Silpat Liners, or greased and lightly floured).

Bake for 20 minutes, or until edges are slightly golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets. Cool on wire racks.

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