Almond Coconut Macaroon Cookies

almond coconut macaroon cookies

 

Serving size: 2 cookies

Prep time: 10 minutes             Cook time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup silvered almonds
  • 1 large egg white
  • dash of salt
  • ¾ maple syrup or honey
  • 2 cups unsweetened flakes
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place almonds in a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat; cook, stirring constantly, 3 minutes or until light brown and fragrant. Remove from heat, and let cool.
  3. Beat egg whites and salt with a mixer at high speed until foamy. Mix in maple syrup or honey, ghee, vanilla, and coconut flakes.
  4. Place almonds in a food processor; process until finely ground. Gently fold ground almonds into beaten egg whites.
  5. Drop mixture by teaspoonfuls 1 inch apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 minutes or just until lightly browned. Let cookies cool on pans 1 minute. Remove to wire racks, and let cool completely. Yield 2 dozen cookies.
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Vanessa Cunningham is a Huffington Post contributor, nutrition & wellness expert of Unhealthy No More, Inc., author, and speaker based in New York City. A graduate of Pace University, she also studied at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. She helps busy professional women prioritize their health by creating customized plans that are fun, sustainable and easily integrated into their lifestyle. Through her holistic one-on-one coaching programs, dynamic workshops and scintillating blog posts, she empowers her clients to thrive at work and in life.
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Vanessa Cunningham is a Huffington Post contributor, nutrition & wellness expert of Unhealthy No More, Inc., author, and speaker based in New York City. A graduate of Pace University, she also studied at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. She helps busy professional women prioritize their health by creating customized plans that are fun, sustainable and easily integrated into their lifestyle. Through her holistic one-on-one coaching programs, dynamic workshops and scintillating blog posts, she empowers her clients to thrive at work and in life.
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