No Bake Chocolate Macaroons

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Macaroon recipes contain almonds, coconut or other varieties of nut, which are held together by egg whites, and on occasion, condensed milk. Rather than using high-fat nuts, this no bake chocolate macaroons recipe uses large flake oats, which provides a chewy texture, as well as plenty of nutrition to these cookies. Large flake oats contain little fat and provide three grams of fiber per third cup. As a result, these chewy cocoa cookies are healthier than the average macaroon cookie. Additionally, large flake oats, provided they were processed in a facility without gluten products, should be gluten-free. These drop cookies also include cocoa powder which is very high in iron and dietary fiber and also contains plentiful amounts of flavonoids. For these reasons, these homemade cookies are a dessert one can feel good about eating. The best thing about this chocolate macaroon recipe is that they are chocolatey and chewy, and are no-bake. These cookies can be prepared in summer without heating up the kitchen.

Nutrition Facts for: No Bake Chocolate Macaroons From No Bake Chocolate Macaroons
Ingredients: Granulated sugar, milk, butter, unsweetened cocoa powder, peanut butter, old-fashioned rolled oats, pure vanilla extract, salt.;
* The entire recipe has been calculated for 48 cookie servings.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet
* Per Serving:Calories 102, Calories from Fat 46, Total Fat 5.1g 8%, Saturated Fat 1.9g 9%, Cholesterol 5mg 2%, Sodium 24mg 1%, Potassium 62mg 2%, Carbohydrates 13.2g 4%, Dietary Fiber 1.0g 4% Sugars 9.0g, Protein 2.2g, Vitamin A 1%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 1%, Iron 2%

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