Chocolate Macaroons

Chocolate Macaroons

Chocolate Macaroons are the writers absolute favorite. There are two things that were meant to be together, chocolate and coconut.  It is like a party on the taste buds. What makes this taste treat even better is it is healthy. Absolutely delicious and healthy for you. Once you are done and you are enjoying these healthy chocolate macaroons check even more healthy options at Healthy Dessert Recipes our home page.

There is not much else that can be said about these heavenly treats. If you do not believe me then I suggest you make a batch. When you can not put them down just remember you were warned. So with out delay grab yourself the ingredients below and bake yourself some healthy Chocolate Macaroons.

Also optional as seen below is orange zest, if you want chocolate orange macaroons, and yes they are delicious as well.

Ingredients for Chocolate Macaroons

• 3/4 cup unsweetened, shredded coconut
• 2 tbsp honey
• 2 tbsp ground oats (pulverize rolled oats in blender)
• 2 tbsp dark chocolate chips
• 1 1/2 egg whites
• 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
• 1/8 tsp sea salt
Below is Orange zest, optional if you want a chocolate orange macaroons
• 1/2 tsp orange zest

Instructions for baking Chocolate Macaroons

1. Preheat oven to 325F
2. In a medium bowl, combine coconut, stevia (if using), oats, orange zest(optional), and salt
3. Add egg whites, honey (if using) and vanilla and stir until combined
4. Stir in dark chocolate chips
5. Drop small mounds of mixture onto cookie sheets lined with parchment paper
6. Bake at 325F for 12-15 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned on the bottom
7. Transfer to a wire rack and cool completely

Substitutions

• Low Carb: 1/16 tsp pure stevia powder (about 2 1/2 generous pinches) instead of honey
• Gluten Free: 2 tbsp brown rice flour instead of ground oats
Nutritional Info

This easy recipe makes 10 delicious macaroons and each serving (3 macaroons) has:

108 Calories 2.7 g Proteins 9.0 g Quality Carbs 1.8 g Fiber 6.9 g Healthy Fats

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