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Chewy Coconut Macaroons

These chewy cookies are my husband's favorite, so he requests them often. I like to make the macaroons on cold winter days and keep them in an airtight bowl on the kitchen counter. They never last long! —Peggy Key, Grant, Alabama
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 20 min./batch
  • Makes
    32 cookies

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups sweetened shredded coconut
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (14 ounces) fat-free sweetened condensed milk
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons almond extract

Directions

  • In a bowl, toss the coconut, flour and salt. Stir in milk and extract until blended (mixture will be thick and sticky).
  • Drop by level tablespoonfuls 3 in. apart onto lightly greased baking sheets. Bake at 300° just until golden brown, 18-22 minutes. Cool for 2 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.
Nutrition Facts
1 cookie: 83 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 41mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat.
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