Passover is soon, and macaroons are the perfect treat to whip up for your own dinner or to bring along as a guest. This recipe results in a tasty cookie that's easy to make, is fairly low in sugar, and contains a decent amount of protein and fiber.
Macaroons are traditionally made solely with shredded coconut, but these also contain chopped almonds for an interesting and addictive crunchy texture. The only problem is these almond and coconut macaroons are so hard to resist, you'll have trouble stopping at just one.
Continue reading to see this simple recipe and to find out how many calories are in one macaroon.
Source: Calorie Count
2/3 cup sugar Makes 16 cookies.
2 large egg whites
2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut
1/2 cup whole almonds
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract (to be completely kosher for Passover, replace with 1 teaspoon lemon zest)
Here's the nutritional info for one macaroon.
2/3 cup sugar
Makes 16 cookies.