Coconut Lavender Macaroons from Monica Verploeg dishes as eaten around the world Holiday Dessert bake-off Christmas Special recipe. Best Misc dessert 2010 recipe.
2 egg whites
1 T sugar
1 t vanilla
3 cups sweetened shredded dried coconut
1 1/2 tsp dried lavendar
3/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
Garnish melted chocolate, edible flowers
Preheat oven 250.
Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Beat the egg whites until they hold soft peaks. Add sugar and vanilla and continue baking until stiff peaks from.
Add sugar and vanilla and continue beating until soft peaks form. Set aside in a large bowl.
Stir together 3 cups coconut and lavender with the condensed milk. Fold in the egg white mixture. Drop by teaspoons onto prepared baking sheets.
Bake 25-30 minutes or until golden. Transfer the baking sheets to wire racks and let cookies cool completely on the pans.
Garnish cookies by dipping in melted chocolate and placing flower petals on top before chocolate hardens.
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