Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Dipped Macaroons

We started a tradition a few years back of making many different cookies and giving them as gifts during the holidays.  Each year the only time I make my peanut butter bons bons is Christmas – so that is a given on the list.  The other cookies that I make change each year – so that the recipients don’t get tired of the same cookies year after year.  This year I changed it up – not that I had to since all here will be first time recipients, but for myself – so that I don’t get burned out on the same cookies.

So for the next several posts you will be bombarded with Holiday cookie recipes……  Wishing you happy baking!!

Chocolate Dipped Macaroons

Choc macaroons done


2 2/3 cups unsweetened coconut flakes
2/3 cup organic sugar
4 Tbl flour (I used sprouted flour)
1/4 tsp sea salt
4 egg whites (save the yolks and add them to your next batch of scrambled eggs – yummy!)
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
1 cup dark chocolate chips

1. Preheat your oven to 325 degrees.

2. In a bowl combine the coconut, sugar, flour and salt.

Choc macaroons coconut sugar

3. Stir in the egg whites and vanilla – mix well.

Choc macaroons egg whites

4. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

5. Drop by the spoon onto the line cookie sheet.

6. Bake for about 18 t0 20 minutes – they will get a golden brown.

Choc macaroon baked

9. Cool on a wire rack.

10. In a double boiler, place about 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips and 1 cup dark chocolate chips.  Melt.

Choc macaroons chipsChoc macaroons melted

11. Taking a macaroon, dip in the melted chocolate to cover the bottom and a little bit of the sides.  If there is too much chocolate on the bottom of the cookie, use a spatula to scrape some off.

Choc macaroons dippingChoc macaroons dipped

12. Place the dipped macaroons back onto the parchment lined baking sheet.  When they are all dipped, place in the refrigerator so that the chocolate hardens.

Choc macaroons all dipped

13. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator until you are ready to place in a tin or to eat.

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2 Responses to Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Dipped Macaroons

  1. Jo says:

    I am not a coconut person but I did make the bon bons over the weekend!

  2. Candace says:

    These are bon bons? Absolutely beautiful macaroons!!

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