Chocolate Peppermint Coconut Macaroons

by | Dec 18, 2019 | Christmas Inspiration, Sweets | 2 comments

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It’s time to get baking!  These Chocolate Peppermint Coconut Macaroons are easy but impressive!  They’re perfect for a cookie exchange but be sure to make an extra dozen or two for home!

One of our favorite things to make for the holidays is cookies. My family has long been a fan of a simple but decadent coconut macaroons. They made are extra special for the holidays dipped in milk chocolate and sprinkled with crushed peppermint.

My girls love to make these.  It is an easy Christmas cookie and perfect for a cookie exchange also. You can also print the recipe card for this below.

Chocolate Peppermint Coconut Macaroons
 
Ingredients
  • 14 oz sweetened shredded coconut
  • 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 extra large egg whites at room temperature
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 10 oz melting milk chocolate
  • Crushed Peppermint sprinkles
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Combine the coconut, condensed milk, and vanilla in a large bowl.
  3. Whip the egg whites and salt on high speed with an electric mixer fitted with the whisk attachment until you have medium-firm peaks.
  4. Gently fold egg whites into the coconut mixture.
  5. Drop the batter onto baking sheet lined with parchment paper with either a 1¾-inch diameter cookie or ice cream scoop, or 2 teaspoons.
  6. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until golden brown.
  7. Allow to cool.
  8. While macaroons are cooling, melt 10oz of melting milk chocolate.
  9. Dip ½ of the macaroon in the chocolate and place on waxed paper.
  10. Immediately sprinkle with crushed peppermint.

 

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Alicia

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2 Comments

  1. Barbara

    These look great and easy. Thanks for the recipe.

  2. Maree Sperle

    I am trying to figure out what is the rectangular shaped food with the holiday tea. They look great!

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