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A Celebratory Passover Dessert


April 7, 2022

When celebrating with family, there is nearly nothing better than passing a light and sweet dessert around the table. These Simple Macaroons are crisp, dipped in decadent chocolate and a completely scrumptious option for celebrating Passover.

Simple to make and easy to eat, this sweet dessert is a crowd favorite. With a fresh kick of lemon zest and crunch of shredded coconut, they are a bite-sized, delicious way to end your meal.

They take little to no time to make, only baking 10-12 minutes for a tray full of tasty dessert bites ready to devour.

With sweet honey and vanilla, the flavors come together to create something sweet but not overpowering. It’s a small, crumbly bite that’s perfect for sharing during Passover.

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Simple Macaroons
Recipe adapted from:
Yield: 15 Macaroons

1 Large egg
2-1/4 Tablespoons of honey
1/4 Teaspoon of vanilla extract
grated lemon zest
1/4 Teaspoon of salt
1-1/4 Cups of shredded coconut
5 Ounces of dark, melted chocolate

Preheat the oven to 375˚ F.

In a bowl, whisk the egg. Add the honey, the vanilla, the lemon zest and the salt and whisk it again. Stir in the coconut until it is completely coated with the egg mixture.

Using a 1 1/2-inch ice cream scoop, make 15 balls, transferring each of them to a parchment-lined baking sheet, spacing them about 2 inches apart.

Bake the Macaroons for 10-12 minutes, rotating them halfway through, until the coconut starts to brown on the edges.

Transfer the sheet to the wire rack and let it cool.

Before serving the Macaroons, drizzle them with the melted chocolate or dip the bottom sides of the Macaroons in the melted chocolate to cover all of the bases. Refrigerate the Macaroons for 15 minutes for them to set.

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