VEGAN COCONUT MACAROONS
This VEGAN COCONUT MACAROONS it the healthier version of your classic macaroons, You can definitely eat this without guilt feelings.
Veganism is a type of vegetarian diet that excludes meat, eggs, dairy products, and all other animal-derived ingredients. Many vegans also do not eat foods that are processed using animal products, such as refined white sugar and some wines.
A macaroon is a small cake or cookie, typically made from ground almonds, coconut or other nuts, with sugar and sometimes flavorings, food coloring, glacé cherries, jam or a chocolate coating – or a combination of these or other ingredients. Some recipes call for sweetened condensed milk.
- 2.5 cups unsweetened shredded coconut divided
- 1/2 cup almond flour
- 1/2 cup monk fruit sweetener or sweetener of choice
- 1/2 cup aquafaba
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 tsp almond extract
- pinch of salt
- 1/2 cup vegan dark chocolate melted (for dipping)
In a baking pan with parchment paper, take one cup of coconut and place it in the pre heat oven 350 F for 8-10 minutes. In a large bowl mix all the ingredients together including the toasted coconut and combined well. take a tbsp round cookie scoops and place on the baking sheet,bake for 18-20 minutes, Melt down 1/2 cup of vegan dark chocolate. When cookies are cool to touch, dip the bottoms in and place them on parchment paper, and put in the fridge to set for 5-10 minutes. If you're not dipping them chocolate they do not need to be refrigerated. Serve with your favorite non dairy milk and enjoy!