Coconut Macaroons

by Koko on December 12, 2012 · 7 comments

in Baking, Cookies, Holidays

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Last year I had the BEST time participating in The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap. I made Q’s favorite Black & White cookies for the swap and also to share with Q when he came home for R&R. The Cookie Swap is so much fun. You bake three dozen cookies and send them off to three people and in return you receive three dozen cookies from three other people (thanks for sending them to Alaska, ladies).

This year I decided to make coconut macaroons. I’ve never made them before, LOVE them and wanted to try something new. These are very basic and can easily by dipped in chocolate if you wanted something a little fancy. I was afraid with all the shipping and possible freezing (Alaska does that to things) that chocolate may not be a good choice for the swap, so I sent them bare. Along with my macaroons, I packed up a handwritten note, a business card and the recipe for the cookies!

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In return for sending out my macaroons, I received delicious goodies from two other bloggers (one couldn’t do the swap): Ashton from Something Swanky and Lisa from Clawson Live. Their cookies were DELICIOUS! And it was so fun to get packages filled with cookies in the mail all the way up here!

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1 Lisa @ Snappy Gourmet December 12, 2012 at 4:21 pm

Thank you again for the macaroons! They were delicious and tasted so fresh! Happy holidays!
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2 Meagan @ A Zesty Bite December 13, 2012 at 7:58 am

Thanks so much for the delicious cookies.
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3 Krystina December 13, 2012 at 8:49 am

Girl, it’s bad enough that my bf and I have plowed through 2 dozen cookies in a week…don’t make me want more!

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4 Megan - Newly Wife December 13, 2012 at 10:56 am

These look delish! I’m totally pinning the recipe! :)
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5 Aggie December 14, 2012 at 4:48 am

What a fun cookie for the swap – I love macaroons!!! And pretty much everything coconut. :)

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