3 Ingredient Coconut Macrons

Easy to make, gluten free and a kid-favorite. Say less.


  • 3 egg whites
  • 2 1/2 cups of organic, unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 3/4 cup of white sugar (this is the standard, but you can substitute with your sugar of choice: coconut sugar, brown sugar, powdered sugar, etc.)
  • cooking spray or butter

photo via @thekitchn

Cooking Instructions

Preheat your oven to 325 degrees and grease your cookie sheets with cooking spray or butter. *

Mix all three ingredients in your mixer. If the mixture is too wet/dry, add more egg whites or coconut flakes until you reach your desired texture.

Use an ice cream scoop, spoon or your hands to create 1-2 inch balls and place a few inches apart on the greased cookie sheet. Bake for 20 minutes. Keep your eye on it, and pull them out when the tops are a toasty golden brown. Remove them from the cookie sheet with a spatula before they cool or else it will be difficult. Fill up a plate, and fill one up for your neighbor too (using proper hygiene and covering the cookies of course).

* Many websites will recommend parchment paper, however, egg whites + sugar have super glue-like adhesive properties and because this is the main base of the cookie dough, I highly suggest you don’t use parchment paper unless you want to spend the next 3 hours picking all the bits off.

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