First one is Coconut and Sesame Seed Macaroons. Soft and chewy with a fantastic sweet bite. Did I mention that they are gluten-free? Yes, and so easy to make. Make yourself a cup of hot cocoa and enjoy those golden little morsels.
Gluten Free Coconut & Sesame Seed Macaroons
2 large range egg-whites
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 cup superfine sugar
1/4 cup sesam seeds
1/3 cup almond flour
pinch of salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cups unsweetened dried coconut
1 Preheat oven to 325F. Line one of two baking sheets with parchment paper.
2 Whisk the egg whites until frothy but no more. Add the cream of tartar and whisk again until soft peaks start to form. Whisking all the time add the superfine sugar slowly. Continue to whisk until the peaks hold their shape and the white are shiny.
3 Fold in the sesame seeds, almond flour, salt, vanilla extract and coconut. The mixture will be sticky but should hold its shape when clumped together.
4 Use your hands, or two teaspoons if you do not want to get too messy, form mounds and place them on the prepared sheet, spacing them well apart. Your mounds should be 2 inches in diameter.
5 Bake the macaroons in the oven for up to 18n minutes or start to turn golden. Keep an eye on them as they burn fast. Remove from the oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool. Store in an airtight container.
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