Thursday, July 1, 2010
Cookie Recipe #180-Chocolate Chunk Macaroons
Chewy cookies with a chunk of chocolate in every bite.
Ingredients: 3/4 cup granulated sugar, 2 1/2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut, 2 large egg whites, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, pinch of salt, 1/2 cup coarsely chopped semisweet chocolate or chocolate chips.
Instructions: Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a large bowl, combine sugar, coconut, egg whites, vanilla and salt. Mix in chocolate pieces. Dampen hands with cold water. Use 1 1/2 tablespoons to form mounds; place on prepared baking sheet, spacing about 1 inch apart.
Bake until golden brown, 15-20 minutes. Allow to cool on a wire rack.
Makes about 18 cookies and may be stored in an airtight container at room temperature up to 3 days.
"Martha Stewarts Cookies", Clarkson Potter/Publishers, New York, 2008.