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Salted chocolate dipped coconut macaroons

Salted chocolate coconut macaroons

These chocolatey, chewy, light as a feather thingumabobs are a joy to make, as they are so easy and rather fun too. Everyone made classic macaroons at school, but I hadn’t made them for years. Just by dipping them into salted chocolate I have elevated them into something kinda special. It’s like, you could totally serve these up at a little get together. Especially if you made them all teeny weany and served them with coffee.

With half-term coming up they are a great bake to make with kids – skip the chocolate dipping bit if you can’t be bothered. I won’t judge.

Makes: 8-10 macaroons
Takes: 20 minutes


  • 2 egg whites
  • 100 caster sugar
  • 150g desiccated coconut
  • 100g dark chocolate
  • Pinch salt


  1. Preheat oven to 180C.
  2. Line a baking sheet with foil or baking paper.
  3. Mix sugar, egg whites and coconut. Shape into balls and pop on sheet. Flatten a little into cookie shapes.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes.
  5. When cool, take off sheet. Melt chocolate and add salt. Mix. Dip cooled macaroons into chocolate and set in fridge.



chocolate macaroons


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