key lime macarOOns

AuthorHeather WallaceCategory, DifficultyBeginner

Flaky, sweet, and a little bit tart; these key lime coconut macaroons are sure to give you in a tropical vibe.

With one bite you will begin to hear the sounds of seagulls squawking, and waves lapping at a sandy shore. Close your eyes and savor the flavors as they hit your tongue and imagine the warmth of the sun on your face as you enjoy every last little flake of coconut. 

Not only are the flavors of these macaroons divine but the texture is soft and chewy on the inside but crispy on the outside. The perfect little treat to help you to unwind and take you to another destination all from the tip of your tongue.

Yields12 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time35 mins
 14 oz sweetened coconut (1 Package)
  cup sugar
 6 tbsp flour
 ¼ tsp salt
 4 egg whites
 3 tbsp key lime juice
 1 zest of lime
 2 oz white chocolate
Mix the Ingredients . . .
1

In a large bowl mix 1 (14-ounce) package of sweetened coconut, 6 tablespoons of flour, 2/3 cup of sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon of salt.

2

Add in 4 egg whites and 3 tablespoons of lime juice and stir until well blended.

3

Drop by tablespoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet or one lined with a silicone baking mat.

Bake . . .
4

Bake at 325 for 20-22 minutes or until edges of cookies are golden brown.

Remove from pan and cool on wire rack.

Drizzle . . .
5

In a small saucepan add 1″ of water and bring to a gentle simmer. Place a heat-safe bowl on top of the saucepan making sure the bottom of the bowl doesn’t touch the water.

Add 2 ounces of chopped white chocolate to the bowl and stir occasionally until melted.

Remove from heat and let cool slightly.

Drizzle melted chocolate over macaroons and sprinkle with lime zest and let cool until chocolate is firm.

Ingredients

 14 oz sweetened coconut (1 Package)
  cup sugar
 6 tbsp flour
 ¼ tsp salt
 4 egg whites
 3 tbsp key lime juice
 1 zest of lime
 2 oz white chocolate

Directions

Mix the Ingredients . . .
1

In a large bowl mix 1 (14-ounce) package of sweetened coconut, 6 tablespoons of flour, 2/3 cup of sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon of salt.

2

Add in 4 egg whites and 3 tablespoons of lime juice and stir until well blended.

3

Drop by tablespoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet or one lined with a silicone baking mat.

Bake . . .
4

Bake at 325 for 20-22 minutes or until edges of cookies are golden brown.

Remove from pan and cool on wire rack.

Drizzle . . .
5

In a small saucepan add 1″ of water and bring to a gentle simmer. Place a heat-safe bowl on top of the saucepan making sure the bottom of the bowl doesn’t touch the water.

Add 2 ounces of chopped white chocolate to the bowl and stir occasionally until melted.

Remove from heat and let cool slightly.

Drizzle melted chocolate over macaroons and sprinkle with lime zest and let cool until chocolate is firm.

key lime macarOOns
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