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Paleo Effect Coconut Macaroons (Gluten Free, Grain Free, Dairy Free, Vegetarian)

June 14, 2013
Author Notes

Our Paleo Effect Coconut Macaroons are made with dairy free, grain free, all natural ingredients. They’re light, fluffy, and sweet with a touch of vanilla. This recipe is Vegetarian! —Meghan Little

  • Makes 20 cookies
Ingredients
  • 4 Egg Whites
  • 1/4 cup Honey
  • 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 teaspoon Pure Almond Extract
  • 3 cups Unsweetened Coconut Flakes
  • 1 tablespoon Arrowroot Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coarse Sea Salt
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Whip the egg whites until they are fluffy, but not stiff. I use a hand mixer and it only takes a couple of minutes, but if you don’t have one, use a whisk and hang in there, it will take a few minutes.
  3. Mix the honey, vanilla extract, almond extract, coconut flakes, arrowroot powder and sea salt in a bowl, then add the mix to the eggs. Careful! You want to fold them in and try not to overdo it. The more you mix the eggs, the less fluffy they will be when they are cooked.
  4. Next, line a baking sheet with parchment paper. It will make removing the cookies simple and clean. If you don’t have parchment paper, you’ll want to lightly grease the baking sheet.
  5. Once you have the baking sheet lined, drop about a tablespoon of the mixture onto the sheet. Space your macaroons 1-2 inches apart.
  6. Bake on the middle rack for 12-15 minutes. You will see that the tops will brown and a toothpick will come out clean.
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