Ginger Coconut Macaroons

These macaroons are tasty, and lighter than typical macaroons making them a great healthy holiday dessert. They are gluten-free, sugar-free and extremely addictive!

Ginger Coconut Macaroons

These macaroons also make a great snack when you are out of the house, on a last-minute shopping trip (and will help to keep you fron giving into mall food court junk food). Just put a few of these macaroons in a ziploc bag and take them with you. Enjoy!

Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 10 mins

Cooling time: 10 miinutes

Ingredients

  • ·         3 egg whites

  • ·         1 tsp. powdered Stevia

  • ·         2 tbsp. alcohol free vanilla

  • ·         2 tsp. fresh ginger, peeled and finely grated

  • ·         1 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut

  • ·         1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

In a large bowl, whisk egg whites until light and foamy. Add stevia, vanilla and grated ginger, whisk to combine (to keep the egg whites light and foamy). Fold in shredded coconut and coconut flakes until just combined.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Make tablespoon size mounds of coconut mixture and place on the parchment paper/baking sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies just begin to brown. Cool on baking sheet for 10 minutes before removing.

Makes 12 macaroons