Looking to jazz up a Passover favorite? Look no further than these coconutty macaroons, enhanced with citrusy lemon zest.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 21 servings
5-1/3 cups flaked coconut
2/3 cup sugar
6 Tbsp. matzo meal
1/4 tsp. salt
4 egg whites
2 tsp. grated lemon zest
1 tsp. almond extract
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Let's Make It
Preheat oven to 325°F. Mix coconut, sugar, matzo meal and salt in large bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients until well blended.
Drop tablespoonfuls of dough, 2 inches apart, onto lightly greased baking sheets dusted with additional matzo meal.
Bake 20 min. or until edges of cookies are golden brown. Immediately remove from baking sheets. Cool on wire racks.
Sweets can be part of a balanced diet, but remember to watch portions.
To prepare this recipe for Passover, select food products that are kosher for Passover as needed. Consult with your rabbi if you have any questions.
Substitute grated orange or lime peel for the lemon peel.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 10g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 20g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes about 3-1/2 doz. cookies or 21 servings, 2 cookies each.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.