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How to make the best coconut macaroons recipe - Simple, quick, and easy to make and gluten-free! Use egg whites to make these chewy, healthy, and delicious cookies. This classic, traditional recipe uses almond extract.

The Best Coconut Macaroon Recipe | Quick & Easy Gluten-Free Cookies

The best coconut macaroon recipe is soft and chewy on the inside and crisp and golden on the outside. These gluten-free cookies are low in sugar and simple, quick, and easy to make!
Course Dessert, Gluten-free
Servings 15 cookies


  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 1/4 cups shredded coconut Sweetened


  • Preheat the oven to 350. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, combine all ingredients except coconut. Fold coconut into the liquid mixture. Mix until well coated.
  • Use a small scoop to measure out 1 heaping tablespoon of the cookie mixture. Spoon out all 15 cookies onto the prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake at 350 for 20 minutes or until the coconut is lightly toasted. Cool on the cookie sheet for 15 minutes.


You will need a rimmed baking sheet and parchment paper to bake these cookies. In addition, the best way to measure them out is using a small scoop.
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