Angel Macaroons

These light and airy macaroons are easy to make from angel food cake mix. Coconut and just a hint of almond flavor make them delicious.

  • Prep Time 60 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 48

Macaroons

1
box Betty Crocker™ white angel food cake mix
1/2
cup water
1
teaspoon almond extract
1
package (7 oz) flaked coconut (2 cups)
1
tablespoon unsweetened baking cocoa

Glaze

4
teaspoons butter or margarine
4
teaspoons unsweetened baking cocoa
4
teaspoons water
2/3
cup powdered sugar

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Cover cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper or foil. In large (4-quart) glass or metal bowl, beat cake mix, 1/2 cup water and the almond extract with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. On medium speed, beat 1 minute, scraping bowl occasionally. Fold in coconut.
  • 2 Drop half of the mixture by teaspoonfuls about 3 inches apart onto lined cookie sheets.
  • 3 Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown around edges. Cool macaroons completely before removing from parchment paper.
  • 4 Meanwhile, stir 1 tablespoon cocoa into remaining mixture. Bake and cool as directed above.
  • 5 In 1-quart saucepan, heat butter, 4 teaspoons cocoa and 4 teaspoons water over low heat, stirring constantly, until butter is melted. Stir in powdered sugar. Drizzle small amount of glaze over each cookie.

Expert Tips

Parchment paper can be found in the baking aisle of most major supermarkets.

Not an almond fan? Make cool mint macaroons by using mint extract instead of the almond.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
15),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
90mg
90%;
Total Carbohydrate
11g
11%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.