Butterscotch Macaroons

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Mouthwatering, bite-sized balls of deliciousness

Here’s a perfect holiday gift for someone with a sweet tooth. These little bites are so easy to make and they’re made with unrefined sugar, egg whites, vanilla and unsweetened coconut. Add chocolate chips or leave them out. Either way, this melt in your mouth treat is yummy addition to any holiday party.

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Butterscotch Macaroons

A simple recipe for a mighty bite, these macaroons are a must-have for any holiday or event.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Yield 18 people
Serving Size 1 each
Course Dessert
Cuisine Universal
Author SkinnyMs.


  • 3/4 cup coconut palm sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups unsweetened coconut freshly grated coconut is delicious
  • 2 egg whites large
  • dash of kosher or sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup small chocolate chips Enjoy Life chips are for gluten-free, vegan (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add all ingredients, using a large spoon and mix until well combined and mixture can easily be molded. Mold mixture into 16 to 18 chocolate drop shapes, about 1 heaping tablespoon each. Place on the prepared cookie sheet, leaving about 1" between each macaroon. Bake 8 minutes, rotate sheet and bake 8 additional minutes. Allow to cool at room temperature. Store in an airtight container for up to 2 days. Do not refrigerate.


The fat in this recipe comes primarily from coconut.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1each | Calories: 126kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Sodium: 30mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 7
Keywords Budget-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Holiday, Kid-Friendly

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