Pineapple White Chocolate Chunk Macaroons 

Makes 24
A festive twist on the macaroon, with chunks of white chocolate and dried sweetened pineapple. 
Ingredients
5 eggs whites, at room temperature 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut 1 cup finely chopped sweetened dried pineapple 1 cup white chocolate chunks 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 
Method
Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl, beat egg whites and salt with an electric mixer on medium speed until stiff peaks form, about 2 minutes. Gently fold in coconut, pineapple, white chocolate and vanilla. Drop mixture in 2-tablespoon portions onto a large, parchment paper-lined baking sheet about 1 inch apart. Bake until set and golden brown on the bottom, about 15 minutes. Loosen by running a knife under each, and then serve warm or at room temperature. If you want to make ahead, cool and store in an airtight container for 3 to 5 days.
Nutrition
Per serving (about 1oz/30g-wt.): 130 calories (70 from fat), 8g total fat, 6g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 40mg sodium, 9g total carbohydrate (1g dietary fiber, 11g sugar), 2g protein

Pineapple White Chocolate Chunk Macaroons

Makes 24

A festive twist on the macaroon, with chunks of white chocolate and dried sweetened pineapple. 

Ingredients

5 eggs whites, at room temperature 
1/8 teaspoon salt 
2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut 
1 cup finely chopped sweetened dried pineapple 
1 cup white chocolate chunks 
1 teaspoon vanilla extract 

Method

Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl, beat egg whites and salt with an electric mixer on medium speed until stiff peaks form, about 2 minutes. Gently fold in coconut, pineapple, white chocolate and vanilla. Drop mixture in 2-tablespoon portions onto a large, parchment paper-lined baking sheet about 1 inch apart. Bake until set and golden brown on the bottom, about 15 minutes. Loosen by running a knife under each, and then serve warm or at room temperature. If you want to make ahead, cool and store in an airtight container for 3 to 5 days.

Nutrition

Per serving (about 1oz/30g-wt.): 130 calories (70 from fat), 8g total fat, 6g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 40mg sodium, 9g total carbohydrate (1g dietary fiber, 11g sugar), 2g protein


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