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Easter Macaroons - My Way!



This past weekend I decided to give baking a try with Easter coming up I thought I would practice a recipe on the day..... Lucky me i picked the right one! Macaroons are amazingly delicious and often are  Macaroons originated in Italy and are the coconut- and often chocolate-covered flour-less cookies that also include egg whites, sugar and ground almonds.  But, feel free to add different ingredients for a modern day twist.  
two cups of coconut flakes
tsp of honey
1 add coconut sugar
1 egg
1 can condensed milk


  • Preheat the oven to 325°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or a Silpat mat.
  • In a large bowl, stir together the sweetened condensed milk, egg white, vanilla extract, and salt. ...
  • With a spoon, scoop up about 2 Tablespoons of the dough and place the dough onto the prepared baking sheet. Form the cookies into the shape of a bird nest. Press down the center with your thumb.
  • Bake cookies for 17 to 20 minutes, or until slightly golden brown. Remove from the oven and press your thumb down in the center of the nests again. Cool the cookies on the baking sheets for about 5 minutes or until they are firm and set. Remove with a spatula onto a cooling rack. Cool completely.
  • I pressed down the center and added a paste of BERRY COCOA .. this delicious blendof rich dark chocolate and mixed berries I found on www.cocoacravings.com 
  • ENJOY!

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