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Recipe: Macaroon Cookies

Recipe: Macaroon Cookies

1 egg white
1/2 c. sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 c. moist, shredded coconut
1 c. corn flakes
1/2 c. nutmeats, opt.

Beat egg white until stiff; gradually beat in sugar; add salt and vanilla; mix thoroughly. Fold in coconut and corn flakes. Drop from teaspoon on greased cookie sheet. Bake in slow oven (300 degrees) until surface is dry, about 20 minutes. Do not allow to brown. Remove from cookie sheet while warm.

Makes 1 1/2 dozen macaroons.

A few drops of green food coloring and 1/4 teaspoon peppermint flavoring (in place of vanilla) may be added to make “Christmas Macaroons”. Colored sugar or candies may be sprinkled on top of white macaroons.

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