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nhrenee
09-29-2003, 10:10 PM
Coconut Macaroons:
from Atkins New diet revolution

Atkins bake mix (for dusting)
4 egg whites, at room temperature
1 1/2 C sugar substitute (I used Splenda)
1/2 tsp coconut extract
3 cups grated unsweetened coconut (about 8 oz)

1: Heat oven to 325 F. Grease 2 baking sheets and dust with bake mix.

2: With an electric mixer, whip egg whites on low until medium peaks form; gradually beat in sugar substitute and extract; continue beating until stiff peaks form.

3:Fold in coconut. Drop mixture by tablespoons onto prepared baking sheets. Shape into little mounds with wet fingertips.

4: Bake 12 minutes; cool on sheets 1 minute, then carefully transfer to wire racks to cool completely.

Total carbs per macaroon: 3 (count only 2 while doing Atkins).
protein 1 g; fat 5 g; calories: 59