A no-bake treat that you and your whole family will love…striped coconut macaroon cookies are calling your name!
Low Carb Striped Coconut Macaroon Cookies
When you think of coconut macaroon cookies, you normally think “sugar”, “fats”, “unhealthy”.
Not anymore! This no-bake cookie is the answer for your holiday cookie needs!
Can These Cookies Be Sugar Free?
Absolutely! You will want to make this Clean & Healthy Sweetened Condensed Milk ahead of time.
It is a wonderful ingredient to have in your refrigerator at all times for treats such as this!
What Is A Macaroon?
It is a cookie that can be baked or no-bake.
It’s signature flavor is coconut, and the texture of a macaroon cookie is dense and chewy.
Coconut macaroons are very sweet!
Hence, the reason this recipe calls for sweetened condensed milk.
Popular Variations of The Coconut Macaroon
Macaroon cookies can be:
- dipped in chocolate
- have lemon flavor
- simply made into squares and eaten plain
What Is The Texture Of This Low Carb Coconut Macaroon?
As mentioned already, the finished product will have a dense, chewy texture.
It will not be “crumby” like a normal cookie!
Keeping them stored in the refrigerator will help keep their shape.
Can I Decorate These Macaroon Cookies?
You can decorate them anyway you wish.
You could even dunk half of the cookie into a bowl of melted chocolate then stick it in the freezer till it is solid.
If you already have some sweetened condensed milk made up in the fridge, this is the time to use it.
Are These Cookies Great For Holiday Gatherings?
To tell you the truth, striped coconut macaroon cookies are delicious and perfect ANYTIME!!
If you have sugar free sweetened condensed milk made, these cookies can be made ahead for your holiday guests!
Take one morning or afternoon and make a few batches of Clean & Healthy Sweetened Condensed Milk.
You can store the condensed milk in the fridge for 1-2 weeks, or freeze it until needed.
How Should I Melt My Sweetened Condensed Milk?
If the sweetened condensed milk has been in the fridge, you can scoop it into a saucepan and stir over low heat.
It will melt back down to a lovely creamy texture and be ready to use in your recipes!
If your sweetened condensed milk was frozen, you should let it thaw overnight in the fridge for best results.
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