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Easy Christmas Cranberry Macaroons


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So today I’m sharing Food Network’s Cranberry Coconut Macaroons with you for several reasons.  1)They are utterly yummy. 2) They truly capture the flavor of the holidays. 3) They are super easy, fast and will amaze and astound people. Make a double batch. Trust me. And when you hunker down to eat them, check out my Christmas novella, Tinsel Your Heart!
Ingredients
2/3 cup sugar
2 large egg whites, lightly beaten
1/2 cup dried cranberries, finely chopped
Finely grated zest of 1 orange
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon fine salt
3 cups (about 8 ounces) finely shredded unsweetened coconut
Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment.

Whisk the sugar, egg whites, cranberry, orange zest, vanilla and salt in a large bowl. Toss the coconut with the egg mixture until completely coated.

Moisten your finger tips with water. Form about 1 heaping tablespoon of the batter into pointed mounds or pyramids on the prepared pans, spacing them about 1-inch apart.

Bake until the edges are golden brown and the entire macaroon is nicely toasted and dry, 16 to 20 minutes. Transfer to a rack to cool. Serve.

Store macaroons in a tightly sealed container for up to a week.




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2 comments:

Bette Hansen

I love macaroons and cranberries so I can only imagine how good these will be. Going on the list

Amie S

My daughter makes this mint chocolate chip cookie that is so very good!

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