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Three coconut macaroons on a white plate
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5 from 8 votes

Coconut Macaroons

Coconut cookies with a drizzle of chocolate. These delicious cookies are gluten free.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Cookies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: coconut cookies, coconut macaroons
Servings: 20 cookies
Calories: 107kcal
Author: Kathy



  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 4 cups sweetened coconut

Chocolate Drizzle

  • 1/3 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon shortening


  • Whip eggs with a mixer until stiff peaks are formed.
  • Fold in salt, vanilla and sugar.
  • Fold in coconut.
  • Place rounded scoops of coconut mixture on a baking sheet lined with a silicone liner or parchment paper. 
  • Bake in a preheated 325 degree oven for 18-20 minutes. 
  • Allow cookies to cool slightly. Remove from baking sheet and continue cooling on baking rack. 

Chocolate Drizzle

  • Place chocolate chips and shortening in a microwave proof bowl. Microwave for 30 seconds at a time, stirring after each time. Continue until chocolate is smooth.
  • Using a spoon, drizzle chocolate over cooled cookies. Allow chocolate to cool and set-up before  serving. 


Calories: 107kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 89mg | Potassium: 71mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 0.3mg