Monday, October 26, 2009

Coconut Macaroons

Coconut Macaroons

7 ounces flaked coconut
2/2 cup sugar
6 Tablespoons flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 egg whites
1 teaspoon almond extract

Heat oven to 325 degrees. Mix coconut, sugar, flour and salt in large bowl. Stir in egg whites and almond extract until well blended. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake 20 minutes or until edges of cookies are golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets. Cool on wire racks. Makes 3 dozen cookies.

Chocolate Macaroons: Stir in 2 squares semi-sweet chocolate, melted, before baking.

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