Coconut Macaroons With Chocolate & Pistachios

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    Total Time
    1hr 22mins
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based on 3 ratings

These tasty coconut macaroons are delicately flavored with honey, lemon zest, and orange blossom then topped with dark chocolate and chopped pistachios. (Gluten-free)

recipe updated Oct 8, 2019


  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    300g (about 1½ cups)
  • Unsweetened shredded coconut icon
    Unsweetened shredded coconut
    300g (about 3¾ cups)
  • Egg white icon
    Egg white
    5 (150g)
  • Lemon icon
    1 (58g)
  • Honey icon
    1 tbsp (21g)
  • Orange blossom water icon
    Orange blossom water
    2 tsp (10ml)
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    ½ tsp
  • Dark chocolate icon
    Dark chocolate
    200g (about 1⅛ cups)
  • Pistachios icon
    60g (about ½ cup)


  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Cooling rack
  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Large saucepan
  • kCook icon Medium glass bowl
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"

Step preview

  1. Add granulated sugar, unsweetened shredded coconut, egg white, lemon, honey, orange blossom water and sea salt to a clean large saucepan
  2. Heat - 5 min, low heat
  3. Let cool - 10 min
  4. Pre-heat oven - 175°C
  5. Line 2 clean baking sheets with parchment paper
  6. Scoop batter onto 2 baking sheets
  7. Arrange evenly
  8. Bake until golden brown - 12 min, 175°C
  9. Transfer onto cooling rack
  10. Add dark chocolate to a clean medium glass bowl
  11. Melt carefully in double boiler
  12. Dip content of baking sheets into chocolate mixture
  13. Sprinkle with pistachios
  14. Chill in fridge until set
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