Coconut Macaroons

Submitted by: Liz Corbin
These are easy, few ingredients and work well with the unsweatened, finely-grated coconut you find in Africa & Europe.

Serves: 24 cookies
Difficulty: Easy - for beginners

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Dietary guidance: v 

Tags: dessert · cookies · coconut · africa ·

Ingredients

can of sweetened condensed milk (370 grams)
1/2 tsp almond extract
1/4 tsp salt
2 tsp vanilla extract (or 2 pks of sucre vanille)
4 cups unsweetened finely grated dried coconut

Method

Preheat oven to 350 F
Line a cookie sheet with tin foil and generously grease (I used butter).
Mix all ingredients. Form into 1 inch balls and drop onto cookie sheet. They can be fairly close together, but not touching.
Bake for 10-15 min until slightly golden.
Immediately romove to a cooling rack.

I haven't tried it yet; but I think these might also be good with an almond inside and drissled with melted dark chocolate.

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