Coconut Macaroon Cookies (Gift Mix in a Jar) Recipe

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Coconut Macaroon Cookies (Gift Mix in a Jar)
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  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup flour , plus
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 2/3 cup sugar


  1. Creating the Gift in a Jar:
  2. Wash and thoroughly dry a 1-quart wide-mouth canning jar.
  3. Layer the ingredients in the jar as listed above starting with the salt, flour, sugar and then the flaked coconut - make sure to press firmly with a flat bottomed object after each addition; make the layers as level as possible.
  4. Secure the lid and decorate as desired; attach the instructions for making these cookies found below.
  6. Additional ingredients to be added by the recipient: 4 egg whites and 1 tsp almond extract.
  8. Preheat oven to 325; grease and flour a baking sheet.
  9. Place the contents of the jar into a large bowl, and stir in the egg whites and almond extract until well blended.
  10. Drop the dough by heaping teaspoonfuls onto prepared baking sheet, spacing the cookies about 2 inches apart.
  11. Bake for 20 minutes, or until the edges are light brown in color.
  12. Immediately transfer to wire racks and cool completely.
  13. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container for up to 1week.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 643.63 Kcal (2695 kJ)
Calories from fat 321.45 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 35.72g 55%
Sodium 533.89mg 22%
Potassium 414.17mg 9%
Total Carbs 76.48g 25%
Sugars 20.03g 80%
Dietary Fiber 6.68g 27%
Protein 8.48g 17%
Iron 2.9mg 16%
Calcium 58.5mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 355.08 Kcal (1487 kJ)
Calories from fat 177.34 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19.7g 55%
Sodium 294.53mg 22%
Potassium 228.49mg 9%
Total Carbs 42.19g 25%
Sugars 11.05g 80%
Dietary Fiber 3.69g 27%
Protein 4.68g 17%
Iron 1.6mg 16%
Calcium 32.2mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 15
  • 18

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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