These chewy flourless cookies, a traditional Passover dessert, are good any time of the year.



42 cookies

Prep time

10 minutes

Cooking time

25 minutes

Calories / cookie

41 calories


  • 3 cups flaked sweetened coconut

  • 3/cup sugar

  • 4 large egg whites

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1/teaspoon salt

  • 1/teaspoon almond extract


  • Preheat oven to 325°F. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper or foil.
  • In large bowl, stir coconut, sugar, egg whites, salt, vanilla, and almond extract until well combined.
  • Drop batter by rounded teaspoons, 1 inch apart, on prepared cookie sheets. Bake until set and lightly golden, about 25 minutes, rotating cookie sheets between upper and lower oven racks halfway through baking.
  • Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; with wide spatula, transfer cookies to wire racks to cool completely. Makes about 42 cookies.

Each cookie : About 41 calories, 1g protein, 6g carbohydrate, 2g total fat (2g saturated), 0mg cholesterol, 32mg sodium.

Chocolate Coconut Macaroons

Chocolate Coconut Macaroons

Prepare as directed, stirring 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa and 1 square (1 ounce) semisweet chocolate, grated, into coconut mixture.

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