PERFECTION! This EASY Coconut Macaroons are also chewy inside and crunchy outside !!!

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This healthy cookie recipe is for the true coconut lover. These easy coconut macaroons are made without using sweetened condensed milk, so the delicate, sweet flavor of healthy cookies really shines through. The coconut dessert is chewy on the inside and perfectly toasted on the outside. This coconut dessert recipe takes macaroons to a whole new level. The macaroon cookie recipes of the past were dry, but these macaroons are chewy and full of flavor. This healthy cookies recipe is for the true coconut lover. The best coconut macaroon recipes are beautifully toasted on the outside and sweet and chewy on the inside. This macaroon recipe is made without sweetened condensed milk, and it really helps that bring that coconut flavor through.

There are a few tips that will help you make this the best coconut macaroons recipe ever. When putting them on the baking sheet, you want to make that not too small, and not too big. You want the healthy cookies to be about the size of a golf ball to be perfect. These macaroons do not spread when baking. The shape and size of the cookies when they go into the oven is the same as when they come out of the oven. You can use a cookie scoop to help scoop the macaroons onto the baking sheet. You want to make sure to really pack the coconut in. And don't be afraid of browning the cookies, because the toasted coconut flavor is essential to making a good macaroon. This healthy cookies recipe uses simple ingredients to include water, sugar, corn syrup, salt, sweetened shredded coconut, egg whites, and vanilla extract. Bake these heatlhy cookies until they are nice and golden brown, between 15 to 18 minutes, rotating the baking sheet if necessary. Place the baking sheet on racks and let it cool completely. Store the healthy cookies in an airtight container. For the full step by step instructions for this easy coconut dessert, you will want to take a look at the Mom On Timeout site.

Coconut products seem to be everywhere these day. Shredded coconut has been around forever, perfect for healthy cookies and coconut dessert recipes. These days there is coconut water, coconut milk, coconut kefir, coconut milk yogurt, and coconut milk ice cream. Coconut Water is the clear liquid that pools inside of the whole green coconuts. Coconut water is different from coconut milk, which is pressed from the fatty coconut meat of the fruit. Coconut Oil may help with weight loss, with pure coconut oil, not water, where the research lies. There have been several studies that have found that coconut oil may aid weight loss because of the type of fat it contains. The fat found in coconut oil is called medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs), which are metabolized differently than fats from other oils. Most of the fat in coconut oil is saturated, but more and more research is confirming that not all of saturated fats are bad. Coconut oil can actually raise your good HDL cholesterol in the body and provide antioxidants that are similar to those found in berries, dark chocolate, and grapes. Coconut milk is a coconut product that includes some of the good coconut fat with 66 percent of the fat coming from MCTs, and while the unsweetened fat is low in carbs, it’s also low in protein and calcium of about 10 percent of the daily value versus 30 percent found in cow milk or soy milk.

You will find this coconut dessert recipe on the Mom on Time Out site. On the site, you will find healthy cookies, coconut desserts, slow cooker recipes, beverage recipes, holiday recipes, bread recipes, kid-friendly recipes and more. **

Nutrition: The Best Coconut Macaroons from Mom on Time Out
Ingredients: Water, sugar, light corn syrup, salt, sweetened shredded coconut, egg white, vanilla.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 24 servings *Per Serving: Calories 84, Calories from Fat 50,Total Fat 5.5g 8%, Saturated Fat 4.9g 24%, Cholesterol 0mg 0%, Sodium 6mg 0%, Potassium 64mg 2%, Carbohydrates 8.7g 3%, Dietary Fiber 1.5g 6%, Sugars 6.8g, Protein 0.9g, Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 2%, Calcium 0%, Iron 13%

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