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15+ Ways To Make Coconut Macaroons

Posted By Tipnut On February 3, 2011 @ 12:10 pm In Recipes | No Comments

Today’s Recipe Hit List is a nice assortment of coconut macaroon cookies that I’ve handpicked from around the net. I included a couple ideas for just the basic version and then added a bunch featuring different flavor twists. Some of the ideas are: lemon, orange and lavender flavors, chocolate dipped or drizzled and even some fruit and nut additions. Enjoy!

*Note: Descriptions below are quotes from the reference sites

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  1. Adapted from Barefoot Contessa [1]: I used to have a hard time with macaroons in general until I realized I was so worried about beating the egg whites dry that I wasn’t beating them enough. Problem solved. From The Nesting Project.
  2. Basic [2]: With almond extract as an ingredient. From Epicurious.
  3. With Drizzled Chocolate [3]: Wonderfully chewy, topped with melted chocolate- these get even better overnight as the flavors work together. For more of a coconutty taste, add 1/2 tsp coconut extract along with the vanilla. From Honey & Butter.
  4. With Almond & Dark Chocolate [4]: These coconut macaroons taste just like an Almond Joy. Seriously. Just like it! Except perhaps, with a slightly more gourmet twist. Plus, if you don’t feel like a nut, you can leave the almonds out and suddenly it a Mounds bar macaroon. From A Dash of Sass.
  5. Chocolate Capped [5]: From A Sofa In The Kitchen.
  6. Chocolate Chunk [6]: From Martha Stewart.
  7. Bird’s Nest Cookies [7]: Moist coconut macaroons that look like little nests with an egg inside. The instructions may look a bit long, but this is an easy cookie to make. From Our Family Attic.
  8. Festive [8]: Celebrate the festive season with these tropical delights! Enjoy coconut cookies topped with red and green candied cherries – a yummy dessert. From Betty Crocker.
  9. Chocolate Cherry [9]: These rich macaroons are moist and fudgy inside–they’re something like a cross between a cookie and a chocolate truffle. From Fine Cooking.
  10. Cranberry [10]: From Food Network.
  11. Pecan [11]: This was my first time trying pecan and coconut flavors combined, and I discovered I love this duo. From Gluten-Free Bay.
  12. Haystack [12]: Ingredients include coconut, raisins, dried cranberries or apricots, dried cherries, pecans or walnuts. From Zoe Bakes.
  13. With Lavender [13]: The key to remember when cooking with lavender, is that ‘a little goes a long way’, because the inclusion of too much lavender to a dish can render it unpleasantly bitter. From Lemonpi.
  14. Saffron [14]: The recipe is exceedingly simple and, as I found out, forgiving. From Dorie Greenspan.
  15. Orange [15]: From Martha Stewart.
  16. Pineapple [16]: The mixture can be stored up to 5 days in an airtight container in the refrigerator to bake as you go. From Pastry Studio.
  17. Lemon [17]: These lemon coconut macaroons are so quick and easy to make. The addition of lemon zest really cuts down on the sweetness and adds a wonderful flavor and fragrance to a basic coconut macaroon. I used meyers of course, but regular lemons (or limes) would be great too. From AlpineBerry.

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[1] Adapted from Barefoot Contessa: http://www.nesting-project.com/2010/04/art-of-coconut-macaroons.html

[2] Basic: http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Coconut-Macaroons-232018

[3] With Drizzled Chocolate: http://www.honeyandbutter.com/desserts/chocolate-covered-coconut-macaroons

[4] With Almond & Dark Chocolate: http://www.adashofsass.com/2009/04/26/coconut-almond-macaroons-with-dark-chocolate/

[5] Chocolate Capped: http://www.asofainthekitchen.com/2010/04/easy-street-chocolate-capped-macaroons.html

[6] Chocolate Chunk: http://www.marthastewart.com/314385/chocolate-chunk-macaroons

[7] Bird’s Nest Cookies: http://ourfamilyattic.blogspot.com/2010/03/coconut-macaroon-birds-nest-cookies.html

[8] Festive: http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/festive-coconut-macaroons/3ebd2feb-8790-4361-a770-91e92a8cdc7d

[9] Chocolate Cherry: http://www.finecooking.com/recipes/chocolate-cherry-coconut-macaroons.aspx

[10] Cranberry: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/food-network-kitchens/coconut-cranberry-macaroon-recipe2/index.html

[11] Pecan: http://glutenfreebay.blogspot.com/2008/04/sugar-free-pecan-coconut-macaroons.html

[12] Haystack: http://zoebakes.com/2009/03/25/the-absolute-best-coconut-haystack-macaroons-3-desserts-for-passover-and-another-le-creuset-giveway/

[13] With Lavender: http://blog.lemonpi.net/?p=1691

[14] Saffron: http://doriegreenspan.com/2009/06/-if-you-havent-heard.html

[15] Orange: http://www.marthastewart.com/334898/orange-coconut-macaroons

[16] Pineapple: http://pastrystudio.blogspot.com/2008/02/pineapple-coconut-macaroons.html

[17] Lemon: http://alpineberry.blogspot.com/2007/05/lemon-coconut-macaroons.html

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