Let's Dish: Coconut Macaroons

March 23, 2013 9:04:40 AM PDT
Making your own macaroons is easy to do and is certainly cheaper than buying them at the store.

When eaten fresh, they are also so much more delicious! Chris Koetke, host of "Let's Dish" on the "Live Well Network," has a recipe to make these sweet treats right at home. You can find more recipes likes this on the Live Well Network (livewellnetwork.com/index).

Recipe for Coconut Ginger Macaroons
Difficulty: Easy
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Serves: 36 cookies

2 cups granulated sugar
2 cups sweetened shredded coconut (16 oz.)
3 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
½ cup finely chopped candied ginger
4 large eggs

1. In a mixing bowl, combine sugar, coconut, ginger, and flour.
2. In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs together until well beaten. Add eggs to the dry ingredients and stir until incorporated.
3. Use a tablespoon or small ice cream scoop to spoon the batter onto a greased cookie sheet. Leave about an inch between macaroons in all directions.
4. Bake in a preheated 375 degrees F oven for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown but still moist inside.
5. Place the macaroons on a rack to cool.