Easy Coconut Macaroons
Easy Coconut Macaroons

Coconut Macaroons

Time
Prep: 15 mins
COOK: 15 MINS
Difficulty
Quite Easy
serves
Serves: 24

Crisp, caramelised outer, with a soft and tender coconutty centre - we love this super easy recipe made with only 3 main ingredients.  Perfect for cooks big and small to have a little fun with without too much mess!  We love them drizzled with dark chocolate but also delicious plain and simple...

 

Look out for coconut flakes or shredded coconut if you can find it for extra crunch in your macaroons, but desiccated coconut works just beautifully if you can't get it.

Once you've tried out the original recipe - you can step it up with a twist of your own.... Try adding lime, orange or lemon zest to the mixture or make a little dip in the top of each macaroon and fill with Carnation Caramel.  

Easy Coconut Macaroons
They were so easy and delicious
plumbear

Desiccated coconut or coconut flakes (we like a combination of both)

400g

Vanilla or almond extract

2tsp

Dark chocolate (optional)

115g

You will also need:

2 greased and parchment-lined baking sheets

Step 1 of 4

Preheat the oven to 160°C, (140°C for fan ovens), Gas Mark 3.

Step 2 of 4

Mix together the condensed milk, coconut and vanilla extract in a large bowl. 

Step 3 of 4

For a perfectly round shape, press the mixture into a round ice cream scoop or tablespoon measure, then tap out onto the baking sheet.  If you prefer them free-form drop rounded teaspoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheets.  

Step 4 of 4

Bake for 10-15 minutes or until turning brown at the edges.  Allow to cool for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Chocolate drizzle: melt 115g dark chocolate in the microwave and place half in a small bowl.  Dip each the base of each bottom into the chocolate then place back onto the tray to set.  Use the remaining melted chocolate to drizzle over the macaroons using a piping bag or teaspoon.

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Easy Coconut Macaroons is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 15.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Divine! Lovely recipe and so easy and quick to make. Loved by all!
Date published: 2021-06-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely delicious First time I have made these and they were beautiful. Quick and easy to make and they turned out beautiful. Would highly recommend people trying this recipe they will certainly make them again.they were so moreish and soon disappeared.
Date published: 2021-06-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Deliciously Simple! These are amazing! So tasty. Chewy on the inside firm on the outside. Love them.
Date published: 2021-06-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy and quick Coconut macaroons so easy with such little ingredients, on 2nd bunch I made I added a few flaked almonds chopped and cornflakes! Delicious crunchy coconut treat!
Date published: 2021-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SOOO TASTY! I have to make these at least once a week for my husband and my granddaughter has made them for her Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme task on a couple of occasions. Absolutely delicious and so easy!
Date published: 2021-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy and delicious I often use Carnation condensed milk in my baking. This recipe for coconut macaroons is so easy and delicious.
Date published: 2021-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mouth watering I made these for my work team and they all wanted more and were given the recipe. For me it was pure nostalgia as my Mother used to make these when us kids were growing up in the 50's/60's. The Carnation products have not changed in taste or quality at all, they taste the same as they always have, Wonderful
Date published: 2021-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Eaten too fast I make these about twice a week, ideal for lunch boxes, unfortunately my husband usually eats them before the packups are made!
Date published: 2021-05-27
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