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
teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
teaspoon Pure Almond Extract
cups Unsweetened Coconut Flakes
tablespoon Arrowroot Powder
teaspoon Coarse Sea Salt
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Once you have the baking sheet lined, drop about a tablespoon of the mixture onto the sheet. Space your macaroons 1-2 inches apart.
- Bake on the middle rack for 12-15 minutes. You will see that the tops will brown and a toothpick will come out clean.
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Edible Gift