Thursday, May 31, 2012

National Macaroon Day 5 31 2012

Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book (binder 1976)
(Every recipe perfected for you in our Test Kitchen)\
offers this recipe for Coconut Macaroons
  • 2 egg whites
  • Dash salt
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1-3 & 1/2 oz can (1 & 1/3 cups) flaked coconut
Beat egg whites with dash salt, and the vanilla till soft peaks form.  
Gradually, add sugar, beating until stiff.  
Fold in coconut.
Drop by rounded teaspoon onto greased cookie sheet.  
Bake in slow oven (325 degrees) about 20 minutes.  
Makes about 1 & 1/2 dozen.


Other recipe links below:

Coconut Rum Macaroon recipe turns into a disaster but creates a new recipe for a Pavlova.  This post written today from Michigan.  See link:

Celebrate National Macaroon Day from the Huffington Post's

Coconut Macaroon Cookies with almond


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