We used to go Fuddruckers a lot. Back when I ate without actually THINKING about how much I was actually eating. Oh, the huge hamburgers with all the awesome toppings!! And we'd get the family sized onion rings. My favorite!
My mouth is so watering at the memory!
Then there was dessert. Of course, there HAD to be dessert, right? My husband and I would always get the coconut macaroons. The kids would get their chocolate chip cookie or something. The macaroons were phenomenal. I didn't even think about calories or the fact that I had already ate way too much and was full.
The macaroons were WORTH getting even fuller.
Well the day's of Fuddruckers is over. Nothing against them, it's just not how I choose to eat these days.
I do miss the macaroons though.
Until I saw this awesome recipe for them. It had never even dawned me to google a recipe to make them.
I brought these along to the inlaws house for a small gathering. They were a complete hit. In fact, when it was time to leave, I was
I thought about coating the bottoms with chocolate or drizzling them with chocolate but I made them at the last minute and it was time to go. I'm glad I didn't because they didn't need it at all. It certainly would have been good, (dude, it's chocolate) but they didn't need it.
I will for sure make these again. Only when I have to bring them somewhere as I know I would not be trusted alone with them!!
Recipe from Cookie Sleuth
5 cups coconut (I used a whole 14 oz. bag and about 1/4 of a bag)
2/3 cup flour
1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
1 egg white
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350. Measure and mix coconut and flour in a large mixing bowl. Add in condensed milk, egg white, salt and vanilla. Mix thoroughly. Drop about 1/8 cup scoopfuls on to a cookie sheet. Bake for 18 - 20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet immediately and cool on a wire rack. Yields 24 cookies.
Total calories = 4333 calories
24 cookies = 181 calories per macaroon
Calories calculated from calorieking.com. Some numbers are approximate and rounded.