ChocOrOoons

 (makes 10 macaroons)

These chocolate-orange macaroons take macaroons to a whole new level!

The orange zest adds a refreshing citrus quality to these macaroons and also coats the tips of the coconut flakes with a bit of interesting colour.

Ingredients

• 3/4 cup unsweetened, shredded coconut
• 2 tbsp honey
• 2 tbsp ground oats (pulverize rolled oats in blender)
• 2 tbsp dark chocolate chips
• 1 1/2 egg whites
• 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
• 1/8 tsp sea salt
• 1/2 tsp orange zest

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 325F
2. In a medium bowl, combine coconut, stevia (if using), oats, orange zest, and salt
3. Add egg whites, honey (if using) and vanilla and stir until combined
4. Stir in dark chocolate chips
5. Drop small mounds of mixture onto cookie sheets lined with parchment paper
6. Bake at 325F for 12-15 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned on the bottom
7. Transfer to a wire rack and cool completely

Substitutions

• Low Carb: 1/16 tsp pure stevia powder (about 2 1/2 generous pinches) instead of honey
• Gluten Free: 2 tbsp brown rice flour instead of ground oats

Nutritional Info

This easy recipe makes 10 delicious macaroons and each serving (3 macaroons) has:

108
Calories

2.7 g
Proteins

9.0 g
Quality Carbs

1.8 g
Fiber

6.9 g
Healthy Fats

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