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Coconut Macaroons

I’ve always loved coconut macaroons. I remember my aunt making these when I was a child. Just one bite and I was hooked. Growing up, I would always buy macaroons from bakeries and my personal fave is from Goldilocks in the Philippines. 

Things changed when I had a chat with Mommy Abi of  Cuddles and Crumbs. She makes delicious coconut macaroons! I thought to myself, why haven’t I done macaroons before?? Oh yeah, I wasn’t sure what to use! She told me that she uses store bought dried (desiccated) coconut. The ones found in any hypermarket. For some reason, I stayed away from those bags. I really thought that those are for …uhm … “cooking” (not baking!) Anyway, I made some coconut macaroons during Christmas using Abi’s recipe. It was an instant hit in our household!

I gave them away to friends and relatives during the holidays. And because its my favorite, I made lots of it so there’s more for me! Here’s the recipe:

 

COCONUT MACAROONS
Sweet Coconut Macaroons
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Prep Time
5 min
Prep Time
5 min
Ingredients
  1. 2 C desiccated coconut / sweetened coconut
  2. 1 can (250 ml) sweetened condensed milk
  3. 1/2 C melted butter
  4. 1 C sugar
  5. 3 eggs
  6. 1/2 tsp vanilla (optional)
Instructions
  1. Beat the eggs and mix in the milk and butter.
  2. Add remaining ingredients
  3. Put in mini muffin cups and bake for about 20 minutes.
  4. Let cool and serve
Warning
  1. You might not be able to wait till it cools!
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PS. This is where I got the recipe from. Thanks Abi!!
 
 

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