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Tropical Macaroons

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Tropical Macaroons
  • Prep 50 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 24
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Treat your guests with these tropical macaroons that are made with coconut and nuts - a tasty dessert.
Updated Dec 12, 2011

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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

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

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts

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