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easy homemade coconut macaroons on a blue plate
Easy Coconut Macaroons
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins

These easy homemade Coconut Macaroons are so simple to make and taste delicious! This Coconut Macaroon recipe has only 6 ingredients, making it the easiest gluten-free dessert! Plus, a step-by-step video below!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy coconut macaroons
Servings: 2 -3 Dozen
Author: Michelle
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • a dash of salt, around 1/8-1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 cups sweetened coconut, shredded
  1. Preheat oven 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, add egg whites, sugar, salt, almond extract, and vanilla extract.
  3. With a hand mixer, beat egg white mixture until thick and frothy, about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add coconut to egg white mixture, and stir until combined.
  5. With a small cookie scoop or two spoons, scoop the macaroons into 1" balls. Place on the baking sheet, about 1-2" apart.
  6. Bake for about 20-25 minutes, or until the macaroons are golden brown.
  7. Enjoy!