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Coconut Macroons

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Ingredients

1 package (14 ounces) flaked coconut
1/3 cup sifted all purpose flour
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 egg whites
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon almond extract

Instructions

In a two quart-8 cup bowl, combine coconut, flour, sugar and salt; mix thoroughly. In a small bowl put egg whites and flavorings and whip slightly with a fork, mixing well. Pour the egg white mixture over the coconut mixture and mix, making sure all ingredients are moistened. Using a teaspoon, form rounded mounds and place on greased 10x15-inch cookie sheet, one dozen on each sheet. Bake at 325 degrees for 18 to 20 minutes or lightly browned. Remove immediately with wide spatula and place on waxed paper to cool. Store in airtight conatiner. Makes 3 dozen.

Norma Scherff
Davenport



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