Abby’s Target Macaroon Recipe

Abby Cymerman’s “Target” Passover Macaroons were a real hit at the model Seder! For anyone who’s interested, here’s the recipe…

Abby’s Target Passover Macaroons
Total Time: 30 mins
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Yield: 48 cookies

4 egg whites
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
12 ounces shredded coconut
(Optional) 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

2. In a bowl, combine egg whites, sugar, vanilla and almond extracts. Lightly beat with a fork until the sugar has dissolved. Stir in the coconut.

3. Drop mixture by level rounded bottom tablespoon onto cookie sheet. Bake in center of oven until golden (approximately 20 – 25 minutes). Cool slightly, then remove by gently peeling away the parchment paper.

4. (Optional) Melt chocolate. Dip one side of each cookie in the melted chocolate. Return to parchment paper and allow to dry.