Almond Coconut Macaroons

These Almond Coconut Macaroons are the perfect cookie! They are incredibly easy to make, super delicious and even gluten free!  

Cookies!! Who doesn’t love ’em?  Anyone who tells you, “nah, I’m not really a cookie fan,” don’t trust them. These little Almond Coconut Macaroons are one of my favorite cookies to make because they are soooo easy, delicious, and just happen to be gluten free!

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I made these for an Easter dinner while my handsome husband was making some of his secret family Puff Pastries.

IMG_1115These are sooo easy.  All you need to do is just a mix of all of the ingredients and then plop them onto parchment paper and bake ’em.

These Almond Coconut Macaroons are the perfect cookie! They are incredibly easy to make, super delicious and even gluten free! 

You don’t get much easier than that.  They were totally delicious just like this (notice the empty spot in the lower right…), but I had some baking chocolate, so I figured that you can never go wrong with a little chocolate drizzle.

These Almond Coconut Macaroons are the perfect cookie! They are incredibly easy to make, super delicious and even gluten free! Not a ton of chocolate, just a drizzle. Mainly because my macaroons weren’t quite round so half dipped would have looked a little funny.

These Almond Coconut Macaroons are the perfect cookie! They are incredibly easy to make, super delicious and even gluten free! Boom.  Almond Coconut Macaroons.  Coconut-y, almond-y, crumbly, with just the perfect touch of chocolate.

These Almond Coconut Macaroons are the perfect cookie! They are incredibly easy to make, super delicious and even gluten free! 

Just look at how cute they are!

These Almond Coconut Macaroons are the perfect cookie! They are incredibly easy to make, super delicious and even gluten free!  I doubled the recipe so we’d have plenty to bring to our party.

photoMeanwhile, my studly husband just whipped these up.  Puff pastries from scratch filled with a whipped cream and topped with a chocolate sauce >swoon<  I’m totally a husband lottery jackpot winner!

Enjoy!  

Almond Coconut Macaroons

Light, sweet, and simple. The perfect macaroon!
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Course: Dessert
Keyword: cookies, glutenfree, macaroons
Servings: 10 Cookies
Author: Ngan Sequitur

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt

Instructions

  • Heat the oven to 350°. In a medium bowl, whisk together the egg white and vanilla extract. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well to combine. Measure one tablespoon of the “batter” at a time and place about 2 inches apart on a parchment lined cookie sheet. Bake macaroons until golden-brown on bottoms and edges, about 15-20 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  • To add the chocolate drizzle, melt 2-4 oz of bakers chocolate and drizzle with a spoon.

 

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