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Keto Chocolate-Dipped Coconut Macaroons

Crunchy on the outside and chewy in the middle with a generous dunk and drizzle of rich chocolate, these coconut keto macaroons are irresistible. With our easy recipe, a batch of them can be yours in less than 30 minutes. Note: because oven temperatures vary and overooked macaroons are crumbly, keep an eye on the cookies when baking them and watch for the visual cues mentioned below.
Serves 18 Serving: 1 Cookie

Ingredients List

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 300°F (150°C). Line 2 rimmed baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Spread the shredded coconut in one layer on one of the prepared baking sheets, then toast it in the oven until light golden, 6 to 8 minutes. Toss the coconut with a spatula, then set the baking sheet on a wire rack to cool.
  • In a bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, combine the egg whites and a pinch of salt. Beat on medium-high until the egg whites are fluffy, about 1 minute. Add the powdered erythritol and the almond and vanilla extracts, then beat until the egg whites hold firm peaks on the whisk when it is removed and held upright, about 1 minute more. Gently fold in the cooled toasted coconut using a rubber spatula.
  • On the remaining prepared baking sheet, drop 2-tablespoon portions of the batter at least 1 inch apart.
  • Bake for 10 minutes, then reduce the temperature to 250°F (125°C) and bake until the macaroons are set with light golden brown tips and edges, 15 to 20 minutes more.
  • Immediately transfer the cookies on the baking sheet to a wire rack to cool.
  • Fill a small saucepan with 1 inch of water, then bring it to a simmer over medium heat. Top the saucepan with a stainless-steel or a glass bowl that fits snugly on top of the saucepan without the bottom of the bowl touching the water. Add the chocolate and coconut oil to the bowl and stir until completely melted and combined. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool a bit, 5 to 6 minutes.
  • Dip the bottom 1/2-inch of each macaroon into the melted chocolate, then return it to the parchment. When all are dipped and returned, decoratively drizzle the leftover chocolate over the macaroons. Refrigerate for 5 minutes to set, then serve.

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Credits

RecipeEric Lundy

PhotographyErin Ng

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