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Coconut Lime Macaroons

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes

Servings: 4

Cost: $9.13


  • 3 cups shredded sweetened coconut flakes
  • 14 oz. sweetened condensed milk (1 can)
  • 2 egg whites, beaten until they form stiff white peaks
  • 6 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Zest of 1 lime



  • Mixing bowls
  • Whisk or electric hand mixer
  • Cooking sheet
  • Parchment paper (optional)




  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Mix the coconut, condensed milk, lime, vanilla, and salt in a large mixing bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until they form stiff peaks (this can be done by hand with a whisk or with an electric mixer with the whisk attachment).
  4. Gently mix (fold) the egg whites into the coconut mixture.
  5. Place a tablespoon-sized amount on a baking sheet and bake for about 25 minutes, until the top begins to become golden-brown.
  6. Sprinkle with lime zest immediately when they come out of the oven.