CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Quick Coconut MacaroonsThis handy cookie recipe put out by Eagle brand has been around since 1970s.
By: Herald Staff Report,
This handy cookie recipe put out by Eagle brand has been around since 1970s.
Quick Coconut Macaroons
2 7-ounce packages flaked coconut (5½ cups)
1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1½ teaspoons almond extract
Heat oven to 350 degrees. In large bowl, combine all 4 ingredients. Mix well. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto generously reased baking sheets. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove immediately from baking sheets to wire racks or macaroons will stick. Store loosely covered at room temperature.
Note: Cookies may be garnished before baking with quartered cherries or chocolate chips.
Yield: 48 cookies.
Approximate nutritional analysis per cookie: 93 calories, 59 percent of calories from fat, 6.4 grams fat (5.4 grams saturated), 3.9 milligrams cholesterol, 1.5 grams protein, 8.2 grams carbohydrates, 1.4 grams fiber, 21 milligrams sodium.
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