Diabetic Cooking

Angelic Macaroons

These delicate and fluffy macaroons are the perfect party treat. Flaked with sweetened coconut, the low-carb cookies are a hit at any party!

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Ingredients

  • 1 package (about 16 ounces) angel food cake mix
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 package (14 ounces) sweetened flaked coconut, divided
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds, coarsely chopped

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.

2. Beat cake mix, water, and almond extract in a large bowl with an electric mixer at medium speed until well blended. Add half of coconut; beat until blended. Add remaining coconut and almonds; beat until well blended. Drop dough by tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheets.

3. Bake 22 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on cookie sheets 3 minutes. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.

Yield: Makes 40 cookies .

Serving size: 1 cookie.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 94 calories, Carbohydrates: 14 g, Protein: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 4 g, Sodium: 86 mg, Fiber: 1 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 Diabetic Carb Count, 1 Bread/Starch.


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