Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons – Barefeet within the Kitchen

At all times a success when tucked inside bins of Christmas sweets, chocolate dipped Coconut Macaroons are wealthy, candy, chewy cookies which might be nearly candy-like.

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Coconut Macaroons with Chocolate

I like to make use of darkish chocolate when making these, because the bittersweet chocolate balances the sweetness of the coconut, and the flavors work very nicely collectively.

I’ve made these macaroons at Christmastime for the previous 15+ years. (Along with making them for just about each different event too.) In the event you love coconut wherever close to as a lot as we do, you’ll fall in love with these cookies.

How To Make Coconut Macaroons

There are a number of other ways to make macaroons and I’ve tried loads of them. Most of the macaroon recipes that I’ve seen require beating the egg whites earlier than including them to the combination. I’ve tried this methodology myself.

Ultimately, I don’t discover it makes sufficient of a distinction to justify the additional effort. They’ll end up only a tiny bit lighter, however like I mentioned, for me? A part of the enjoyable in macaroons is in how easy they’re to make.

All you might want to do is dump all the elements in a bowl, give it a fast stir with a spoon, and scoop them out onto a tray. Straightforward peasy and also you’ll be having fun with the macaroons earlier than it.

coconut macaroons on parchment

Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons

You’ll want the next elements to make this recipe:

  • sweetened condensed milk
  • egg white
  • vanilla extract
  • kosher salt
  • sweetened shredded coconut
  • semi-sweet, darkish, or bittersweet chocolate chips
parchment lined baking sheet with macaroons on it

Coconut Macaroon Recipe

Preheat the oven to 325°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or silpat mats and put aside.

Mix the condensed milk, egg white, vanilla, and salt in a big mixing bowl. Stir to mix. Add the coconut and stir once more to combine all through.

With a medium-sized scoop or a few spoons, scoop about 2 tablespoons of the coconut combination into mounds on the baking sheets.

After every little thing has been scooped onto the baking sheets, use your arms to press every mound firmly into tight shapes with a peak on the prime.

Bake for 15-20 minutes, till evenly browned with toasted coconut items on every one. (If you’re baking each sheets on the identical time, rotate the trays midway by the baking time.)

Take away from the oven and funky for no less than 5 minutes on the baking sheets. The cookies needs to be agency and set. Switch to a wire rack to complete cooling.

close up of chocolate coating on macaroon

Chocolate Dipped Macaroons

After the macaroons have cooled fully, place the chocolate in a small glass bowl. Microwave the chocolate at 50% energy, stirring each 30 seconds.

When it’s easy and fully melted, lay out a contemporary sheet of parchment or wax paper on a baking sheet. Dip the underside of every cookie within the chocolate after which place the dipped cookies on the paper to dry.

Place the completed cookies within the fridge to harden or enable them to harden at room temperature. You’ll be able to drizzle the cookies with further chocolate if desired. Retailer the macaroons in an hermetic container within the fridge.

melted chocolate in bowl next to tray of macaroons

Can You Freeze Coconut Macaroons?

Sure! These cookies freeze completely. Tuck them into freezer-safe ziplocs and take away as a lot air as potential. Alternatively, you possibly can retailer them in an hermetic container.

I’ve frozen them for as much as two months at a time they usually style the identical as contemporary every time. Merely thaw at room temperature for about an hour earlier than serving.

stacked coconut macaroons on plate with linen in background

Are Coconut Macaroons Gluten Free?

Sure! Coconut Macaroons are gluten-free. You’ll be able to take a look at all of our Gluten Free Dessert Recipes HERE. I’m an enormous fan of gluten free desserts that require no particular elements.

Old Fashioned 3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies are additionally naturally dairy free. These are a few of the best cookies you’ll ever make and full of unimaginable peanut butter style.

Coconut Lover’s Oatmeal Cookies are naturally gluten free and a few of the best oatmeal cookies I’ve ever tasted. And these Flourless Chocolate Brownie Cookies are one other gluten-free and dairy-free wealthy chocolatey deal with. No flour is required.

Grandmother’s Monster Cookies and Monster Cookie Bars are two extra recipes I’ve been making my complete life. Each of those are long-time favorites that everybody enjoys.

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Servings: 20

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  • Preheat the oven to 325°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or silpat mats and put aside. Mix the condensed milk, egg white, vanilla, and salt in a big mixing bowl. Stir to mix. Add the coconut and stir once more to combine all through.

  • With a medium-sized scoop or a few spoons, scoop about 2 tablespoons of the coconut combination into mounds on the baking sheets. After every little thing has been scooped onto the baking sheets, use your arms to press every mound firmly into tight shapes with a peak on the prime.

  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, till evenly browned with toasted coconut items on every one. (If you’re baking each sheets on the identical time, rotate the trays midway by the baking time.) Take away from the oven and funky for no less than 5 minutes on the baking sheets. The cookies needs to be agency and set. Switch to a wire rack to complete cooling.

  • When the macaroons have cooled fully, place the chocolate in a small glass bowl. Microwave the chocolate at 50% energy, stirring each 30 seconds. When it’s easy and fully melted, lay out a contemporary sheet of parchment or wax paper on a baking sheet. Dip the underside of every cookie within the chocolate after which place the dipped cookies on the paper to dry.

  • Place the completed cookies within the fridge to harden or enable them to harden at room temperature. You’ll be able to drizzle the cookies with further chocolate if desired. Retailer the macaroons in an hermetic container within the fridge.

Energy: 168kcal · Carbohydrates: 20g · Protein: 2g · Fats: 9g · Saturated Fats: 7g · Polyunsaturated Fats: 0.2g · Monounsaturated Fats: 2g · Trans Fats: 0.01g · Ldl cholesterol: 4mg · Sodium: 81mg · Potassium: 159mg · Fiber: 2g · Sugar: 16g · Vitamin A: 35IU · Vitamin C: 0.3mg · Calcium: 40mg · Iron: 1mg

initially printed 12/5/12 – recipe notes and pictures up to date 3/27/24

recipe from and with because of Two Peas And Their Pod

Coconut Macaroons dipped in chocolate

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