Coconut Macaroons

Preparation info
  • Makes

    Sixteen to Eighteen

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Complete Guide to Traditional Jewish Cooking

By Marlena Spieler

Published 2016

  • About

In a Merica, coconut Macaroons are synonymous with Pesach. Finely grated coconut gives these soft-centred cookies a rich creaminess. Although they are often purchased from confectioners in tins, these Macaroons can be easily prepared at home and, when cooked, can be stored in an airtight container for up to one week.


  • 50 g/2 oz/1 cup creamed coconut, chilled (or 60


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4. Line a large baking sheet with baking parchment. If using creamed coconut, grate this finely.
  2. Use an electric beater to whisk the egg whites in a large bowl until stiff. Whisk in the sugar, a little at a time, to