Pecan Chocolate Macaroons

Pecan Chocolate Macaroons

Chewy flaked coconut, with the rich sweetness of chocolate and nutty crunch of pecans, these baked cookies make a delightful dessert.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

1:45

Hr:Mins

Makes

48

servings

1
bag (14 oz) flaked coconut (about 5 1/3 cups)
1 1/2
cups finely chopped pecans
3/4
cup sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1/8
teaspoon salt
1
container (7 oz) semisweet dipping chocolate
  1. Heat oven to 325°F. Line cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper. In large bowl, mix coconut, pecans, condensed milk, vanilla and salt until well blended. Onto cookie sheets, drop mixture by rounded tablespoonfuls 1 inch apart.
  2. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  3. In container, microwave dipping chocolate uncovered on High about 1 minute, stirring once, until chocolate can be stirred smooth. Let stand 1 to 2 minutes. Dip bottoms of macaroons in melted chocolate; tap off excess. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set.
Makes 48 servings (1 cookie)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 100
    • Total Fat 6g
      • (Saturated Fat 3g,),
    • Sodium 35mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 10g
      • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Protein 1g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
      • 1 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 1/2;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.