Easter Macaroons

Chocolate Dipped Coconut Maccaroons SO GOOD Photo by Sera Petras Photography
Photo by Sera Petras

Can you believe how beautiful these macaroons are? These would make an amazing healthy Easter Treat. They were originally made for Christmas, but I think they are Holiday universal. You could add a little candy egg to make it look like a nest to Easter them up!

They were originally posted on local food blog My Clean Kitchen, and photographed by local photographer Sera Petras. We know you’ll love them as much as we do!

Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroon

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: chocolate, easter, holiday, macaroon
Servings: 12 macaroons

Ingredients

  • 2 egg whites gently beaten
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 ½ cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips at least 70%
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and prepare a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, mix together the egg whites, honey, sea salt, and coconut until well combined.
  • Using a small scoop, like a melon baller, scoop out the coconut mixture and place on the prepared baking sheet. Be sure to have them about 2 inches apart.
  • Place in the preheated oven and bake for about 12-15 minutes. Check them often, they should be golden brown, but be careful not to burn.
  • Place each macaroon on a wire rack to cool.
  • While the macaroons are cooking melt the chocolate in a double boiler. Add the coconut oil and vanilla extract.
  • Once the macaroons have cooled slightly, dip them in the chocolate. Place back on the wire rack.
  • Serve warm or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
  • Enjoy!
Coconut Macaroons! Sera Petras Photography

Photo by Sera Petras

I love the honey sweetness, it’s not overly sweet when paired with the unsweetened coconut. I hope you like them as much as we do.

Here is a little more about Sera:

Sera Petras – Guest Photographer

Sera PetrasMy love affair with photography is ever evolving. I feel that my work has an easy, relaxed feel and yet is elegant and timeless. I truly believe that you can find beauty everywhere. Being able to capture what is real and true about my clients is the most amazing thing and I can’t imagine doing anything else other than being a Mama to my sweet eight-year-old daughter and a wife to my amazing husband.  My family is my world and they are constantly inspiring me throughout my journey with photography. When I’m not crafting photographs I can be found whipping up some delicious food or singing in one of my bands. I really am a rockstar!

You can learn more about Sera on her website at www.sarapetras.com. Be sure to check out her Food Photography, its gorgeous!

 

SO GOOD! Chocolate Dipped Coconut Maccaroons - Photo by Sera Petras Photography

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