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Easy Chocolate Covered Coconut Macaroons Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Easy Chocolate Covered Coconut Macaroons

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"Soft and chewy coconut cookies half-dipped in melted semi-sweet chocolate!"

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Original recipe makes 6 dozen Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    30 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together the coconut, flour and salt. Stir in the sweetened condensed milk and vanilla until everything is well blended. Drop by heaping spoonfuls onto the prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven, until coconut is sufficiently toasted. Immediately remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks.
  4. In the microwave or in a metal bowl over a pan of simmering water, melt chocolate chips and milk, stirring frequently until smooth. Remove from heat and set aside to cool. Dip cooled cookies halfway into the chocolate and scrape off excess onto the side of the bowl. Place onto waxed paper until set.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 30, 2007

Heaven help me, these are too good to stop eating!! I just made them for the first time to sell at a local flea market, and they were so good that I had to force myself to let people buy them!! I actually dipped the bottoms rather than the tops for a more traditional look, and they looked mouth-watering and professional. These will definitely be a new addition to the cookie trays I sell for the holidays, and they couldn't be easier to make. Thank you for submitting this recipe!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 29, 2002

These cookies seemed a bit dry to be macroons. Maybe there needs to be some kind of adjustment for high altitude baking. I took these too a party and the guest had no problem eating them!

 

55 Ratings

Apr 21, 2006

Good recipe, but you do have to be careful not to cook too long or they become very dry. I melted the chocolate first then stirred in half and half to thin it out a little and I didn't have any problems with the chocolate clumping up as some others said they did. I also drizzled some melted white chocolate over the top. YUM!

 
Sep 23, 2004

Awesome!! Moist and chewy!! Easy to make. I made half with chocolate and half without..both were yummy!! I used Baker's Chocolate, which is easy to melt. Make sure you watch these in the oven, they can go to perfect to overdone quickly. I will be making these as gifts for Christmas!!

 
Dec 17, 2004

Excellent and easy recipe. The only thing that I would not do is add milk to the chocolate - the chocolate doesn't melt - it's gets chunky. You need to just melt the chocolate quick and dip the cookies. Great tasting and moist!

 
Dec 22, 2003

This recipe was sooo easy and the results were perfect. They were gone the first 30 min's of my party. I did them with and without the chocolate and both were loved by all. Thanks for the great recipe!

 
Jan 12, 2006

My family is obsessed with this recipe! Everytime I make them I have to triple the recipe they go so quickly! Very easy to make and good whether you dip them in dark or milk chocolate, or just leave them alone. I don't recommend dipping them in white chocolate-too sweet.

 
Dec 21, 2008

Eh...These were OK. I think that perhaps they have too much flour in them. They even had sort of a "flourish" flavor. I looked up other macaroon recipes and will try those similar to this with a little less flour to see how they work out. Otherwise, they were easy to make and the chocolate makes a beautiful and impressive presentation. I did use the butter as a substitute for the milk, but found that the chocolate quickly melted in my hands. If I were to make them again, I would simply melt the chocolate chips without adding any additional ingredients.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 152 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 14.1 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Fat
  • 10.4 g
  • 16%
  • Fiber
  • 2.4 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 36 mg
  • 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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