Cherry and Pistachio Coconut Macaroons
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
20 mins
Total Time
55 mins
Coconut macaroons with dried cherries, dark chocolate, and roasted pistachios, making them perfect for the holidays!
Course: Dessert
Servings: 20
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 bag (7 ounce) sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries , diced
  • 1/2 cup roasted , shelled pistachios, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup dark chocolate chips
  1. Preheat oven to 325. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl. Whisk egg whites until frothy. Add in the vanilla, sugar, flour, salt, and whisk to combine. Fold in the coconut and chopped cherries to form a batter.
  3. Using a cookie scoop, drop tablespoons of the mixture 1 inch apart on the prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 18-20 minutes until edges start to brown. Remove from oven and let cool for 20 minutes.
  5. In a small microwave safe bowl, melt chocolate in 30 second intervals, stirring each time, until smooth.
  6. Dip the bottom of each macaroon in the chocolate, followed by the pistachios. Place back on the baking sheet to set. Repeat with remaining macaroons.