Baking Coconut Macaroons

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Coconut macaroons are a typical pastry during the Christmas season and consist in principle only of egg whites, sugar and coconut flakes.

In today’s post, I’ll show you a super easy preparation for coconut macaroons with sweetened condensed milk. After baking, the finished macaroons are additionally decorated with dark chocolate. Have fun baking 😉




Cooked/Baked today: Baking Coconut Macaroons
Difficulty: Easy – Medium
Preparation Time: 1 hour
Category: Baking Recipes, Biscuit & Cookie Recipes, Christmas Recipes, Recipes with Coconut Flakes
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Baking Coconut Macaroons

Baking Coconut Macaroons

Ingredients for 25 Coconut Macaroons:

  • 400 grams coconut flakes
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1 sachet vanilla sugar
  • A pinch of salt
  • 200 grams dark chocolate

Required kitchen gadgets, helper & preparations:

  • Tall container for egg whites
  • Mixing bowl
  • Mixer
  • Spatula
  • Ice cream scoop
  • Baking tray + baking paper
  • Small bowl for chocolate

Instructions:




…for dough:

Place the egg whites along with 1 sachet of vanilla sugar and a pinch of salt in a tall container and beat with a blender until stiff & solid peaks form, then set aside.

Preparing Coconut Dough

Preparing Coconut Dough

Next, put 400 grams of coconut flakes & 1 can of sweetened condensed milk into a mixing bowl & mix well with a spatula, then add the stiff egg whites to coconut mixture and fold in until well combined.




…for coconut macaroons:

Preheat the oven to 160°C (top/bottom heat). Line a baking sheet with baking paper. Shape the coconut dough into small balls with the help of an ice cream scoop & place them with a little distance to each other onto the prepared baking tray.

Baking Coconut Macaroons

Baking Coconut Macaroons

When done bake the coconut macaroons until slightly brown for about 20 minutes in a preheated oven, bring the finished coconut macaroons out of the oven and allow to cool completely.




Melt 200 grams of dark chocolate over a double boiler or in the microwave, dip the coconut macaroons into the melted chocolate with the bottom, put them back on the baking tray and allow to harden. Have fun baking!

Video Tutorial:

Watch the video tutorial to see the recipe and the preparation method precisely (German Audio only, English Subtitles available):

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