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Chocolate Coconut Macaroons


1 hour
Skill Level
30 cookies

A confection that has been handed down for generations, macaroons are an easy, delightful treat. The Chocolate Coconut Macaroons recipe boosts a time-honored treat to make it even more chocolaty, coco-nutty and delicious! The ingredients are simple, and you can pull them together quickly for a fast, flavorful dessert. We're sure that this chocolate coconut macaroons recipe will become a staple on your holiday or everyday cookie-baking list!  It is no secret that macaroons are a marvelous treat. The ALMOND JOY Candy Bar Macaroons recipe is a chocolate-dipped version you might like if you are a fan of almonds, too.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
15 minutes
Bake Time
13 minutes
Cool Time
30 minutes


  • 2 Tbsps
  • 6 Tbsps
  • 1 can
    sweetened condensed milk (14 oz, do NOT use evaporated milk)
  • 3 cups
    sweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
Oven Oven
Cookie Sheet Cookie Sheet
Parchment Paper Parchment Paper
Microwave-Safe Bowl Microwave-Safe Bowl
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Rubber Scraper Rubber Scraper
Microwave Microwave
Wire Rack Wire Rack

Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper or generously grease.


Melt butter in large microwave-safe bowl. Add cocoa, stirring until blended. Stir in sweetened condensed milk. Add coconut and vanilla; stir until blended. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto prepared cookie sheet.


Nuts can also be added to chocolate coconut mixture.


Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until set. Do not over bake. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. (Macaroons will stick if allowed to cool on cookie sheet). Cool completely.

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