Angel Macaroons

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

1:00

Hr:Mins

Total Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Makes

4

dozen

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.
Makes 4 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Purchasing
Parchment paper can be found in the baking aisle of most major supermarkets.
Substitution
Not an almond fan? Make cool mint macaroons by using mint extract instead of the almond.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 60
    • (Calories from Fat 15),
  • Total Fat 1 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 90mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 11g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 8g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.