Tropical Macaroons

Treat your guests with these tropical macaroons that are made with coconut and nuts - a tasty dessert.

  • Prep Time 50 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

3
egg whites
2/3
cup sugar
3
cups flaked coconut
1
cup finely chopped tropical trio dried fruit
1/2
cup finely chopped macadamia nuts, lightly toasted
3
tablespoons finely chopped crystallized ginger

  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Line cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat egg whites with electric mixer until foamy. Add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating 2 to 4 minutes until stiff peaks form and sugar is dissolved. Fold in coconut, dried fruit, macadamia nuts and ginger. Onto cookie sheets, drop mixture by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 18 minutes or until set and lightly browned. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.

Expert Tips

For added tropical flavor and color, stir in 1/2 cup chopped dried papya or mango in place of the srystalized ginger.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
Free
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.