Chocolate Coconut Macaroons

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Who knew cereal could work magic with Chocolate Coconut Macaroons? Oh my gosh, you have to try this recipe! It came out chewy, with a bit of crunch, and very decadent.

This gives a new twist to chocolate-coconut macaroons, and it’s a very easy recipe to make.

To make Chocolate Coconut Macaroons, you’ll need:

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  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 cup Honey Bunches of Oats Chocolate cereal, lightly crushed
  • 1 cup semi-sweet or milk chocolate chocolate chips

Directions for Chocolate Coconut Macaroons:

Heat oven to 350 F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper; set aside.

In a large bowl, whisk together egg whites, sugar and salt until very frothy.  Fold in coconut and cereal until moistened.

macaroons-2Drop mixture into 2 inch rounds on prepared baking sheets. Bake until lightly golden, about 20 minutes.  Transfer to wire rack to cool completely.

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Using a microwave safe bowl, melt chocolate chips in microwave in 30-second intervals until smooth.

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Add the chocolate

Dip bottom part of macaroons into melted chocolate and place on parchment paper.  Cool in refrigerator for 30 minutes or until set. We also drizzled the chocolate over the tops.

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Chocolate coconut macaroon goodness!

See what I mean? Don’t they look scrumptious?  Wait until you taste them! The next time you pick up a box of Honey Bunches of Oats  – try the new chocolate variety. Whether you eat it from a bowl, straight from the box (I know you do that too!), or in a recipe, it’s a win every time thanks to the crisp and crunch of textures and flavors. I think next time I want to make a baked party mix or even granola. My mind is racing with ideas!

Love & light,


5 Responses

  1. Cathy, I don’t know if you will remember me, but we worked together in the court for awhile. I was scrolling through facebook when your picture popped up and I said I know that girl! It looks like you’re doing very well. Congratulations!

  2. Thanks for this recipe. Not so hard to make but this confection looks very so rich and luxe . . I will make these as soon as I buy this cereal. I’m on my way to the store now. Thanks again.

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