Pineapple-Coconut Macaroons

Give macaroons a modern spin by adding slightly tart and sweet pineapple!


March 2011 | By
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Pineapple-Coconut Macaroons
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Fruit

Type

Dessert

Preparation Time

00:00:00


Date Published

March 2011

We all grew up loving this Pinoy-style dessert treat. Give it a modern spin by adding slightly tart and sweet pineapple!

Makes about 30 pieces

1 (500-gram) can crushed
      pineapple, including syrup
1 cup sugar
3 cups desiccated coconut
3 egg whites
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1  Place pineapple and sugar in a sauté pan over low heat. Stir constantly until syrup has evaporated and pineapple begins to caramelize. Transfer to a mixing bowl. Add desiccated coconut; combine. Add egg whites and vanilla extract; mix well.

2  Drop by tablespoonfuls on a lightly greased baking sheet, leaving 1-inch spaces between. Bake in a preheated 350ºF oven for 13 to 15 minutes. Cool on wire racks.


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