These low-fat, low-calorie coconut cookies are dipped in melted bittersweet chocolate for a yummy kid-favorite treat. This recipe is great for Christmas or any other occasion.

Source: Family Circle
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oven to 350°F.

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  • Place coconut, cornstarch, sugar, egg whites and extract in a heatproof bowl and mix well.

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  • Set the bowl over a pot of boiling water (or use a double boiler). Heat, stirring until the mixture thickens, then remove from heat and set aside, about 4 minutes.

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  • Scoop out macaroons, about a scant tablespoonful, and place on ungreased baking sheet.

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  • Bake at 350°F for 10 to 15 minutes or until lightly golden but still soft and chewy. Remove to a wire rack to cool.

If dipping:
  • Place chocolate in a small microwave-safe bowl and heat on HIGH power for 1 minute. Stir until smooth, microwaving in additional 15 second increments if needed. Then, dip bottoms of cookies in chocolate, allowing excess to drip back into bowl. Place on a parchment or waxed paper lined baking sheet in refrigerator to set.

Nutrition Facts

94 calories; 4 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 32 mg sodium. 14 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 1 g protein;

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