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Matcha Coconut Macaroons

The exotic flavor combination of coconut and Matcha is perfectly balanced in these chewy, little cookies. Dress them up with a Matcha glaze for some additional sweetness.

Makes 24 cookies.

An original recipe prepared for us by Oh Sweet Day!

Ingredients

    Matcha Coconut Macaroons

    • 2 large egg whites
    • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 teaspoon Aiya Cooking Grade Matcha
    • 2 cups unsweetened coconut
    • 1/2 cup sweetened coconut
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt

    Matcha Glaze

Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 325F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
    2. In a large bowl, whisk egg whites, sugar, vanilla and matcha powder until well combined and fluffy.
    3. Fold in coconuts and salt.
    4. With wet hands to shape the coconut mixture into small balls, about 1 tablespoon-sized, and place them on the prepare baking sheets, spacing an inch apart.
    5. Bake for 16 to 18 minutes until golden. Let cool slightly before transferring to wire rack to cool completely.
    6. To prepare the matcha glaze, whisk all ingredients slowly until slightly thickened and completely smooth.
    7. Spoon about a teaspoon of glaze on top of each macaroon. Decorate with sprinkles if preferred.

     

     

    The Matcha used in this recipe is available in:

    Aiya Cooking Grade Matcha

    Aiya Organic Cooking Grade Matcha