NOW Foods Chocolate Macaroons Recipe - Better Nutrition

NOW Foods Chocolate Macaroons Recipe


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  • About 20Servings


  • 3 cups NOW Real Food Coconut
  • 3 Tbs. NOW Real Food Organic Virgin Coconut Oil, melted
  • 1 cup Grade A maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 11/2 cups NOW Organic Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • Powdered sugar for dusting (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Place shredded coconut in sauté pan on medium low heat. Toss for 2 minutes, or until coconut has toasted.
  2. In medium bowl, pour coconut oil, maple syrup, almond extract, toasted coconut, cocoa powder, almond flour, and salt. Stir until well combined.
  3. Using 2 Tbs. mixture per cookie, shape into mounds, packing mixture firmly. Distribute onto parchment-covered baking sheet, leaving 2 inches between. Do not press down.
  4. Bake 15 minutes. Let cool, and transfer to cooling rack.
  5. When cool, dust with powdered sugar, if desired.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 129
  • Carbohydrate Content: 14 g
  • Fat Content: 8 g
  • Fiber Content: 2 g
  • Protein Content: 2 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 5 g
  • Sodium Content: 37 mg
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