When you’re looking for a simple way to satiate your sweet tooth, a macaroon is a great solution.
This French dessert is small, but it packs a sweet punch that doesn’t overwhelm the palate. Paired with a cup of tea or a cappuccino, a small plate of macaroons is the perfect after-dinner treat.
Macaroons are a delectable, delicate dessert, but they’re surprisingly easy to make at home with some basic kitchen appliances.
Although it’s a small canvas, there are so many ways to get creative with macaroons. You can use your macaroons to make adorable pineapples, or for something more traditional, you can make these classic chocolate macaroons.
What really gives these chocolate macaroons their bakery-fresh beauty is their coating of chocolate, which is done simply by melting chocolate chips and shortening in the microwave!
Your guests will be delighted when you bring out these chocolate macaroons for dessert! Check out the recipe and instructions below, then watch the video to see how everything comes together.
1⁄4cup pecans, chopped
1⁄4cup walnuts, chopped
1⁄2cups coconut, shredded
- 3 tbsps. flour
- 2 egg whites
- white chocolate chips
- milk chocolate chips
- In a large bowl, combine the shredded coconut, sugar, flour, and salt. Add the chopped nuts and egg whites.
- Use an ice cream scoop to scoop the batter onto a lined cookie sheet. Bake at 350°F for 20 minutes.
- Add the shortening to the white chocolate chips and milk chocolate chips. Melt each at 30-second intervals in the microwave until fully melted.
- Drizzle the chocolate sauces over the macaroons, and serve!
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