July 4th Macaroons - There's nothing like munching on a sweet chewy cookie while watching the fireworks. These little gems will go fast. A 1/2 C of crushed pecans may also be added to the batter before baking.
Product: 4th of July Dessert Recipes for Kids
Category: Fourth of July Fun - Cooking Activities
July 4th Macaroons
5 C of flaked coconut
1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
1/2 C of flour
1 1/2 C of red, white and blue baking chips
Preset the oven temperature to 350 degrees and allow the oven to preheat.
Spray a baking sheet generously with a cooking spray.
Place the coconut and milk into a large mixing bowl.
Sprinkle in the flour and blend all the ingredients together well.
Stir in the baking chips until well combined.
Drop the batter by tablespoonful 2 inches apart onto the prepared baking sheet.
Bake 8 minutes or until lightly browned.
Allow the macaroons to cool on the baking sheet for 2 minutes.
Transfer to wire racks and finish cooling.
Makes 4 dozen cookies
Preparation Time: approximately 15 minutes
Baking Time: approximately 8 minutes per batch
Total Time: approximately 23 minutes