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red cocoa powder

Red Cocoa Powder Macaroons

Chewy chocolate macaroons made with ground almonds and Guittard red cocoa powder.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8
Author Cookie Madness


  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder Cocoa Rouge
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1 cup flaked sweetened coconut


  • Preheat the oven to 350 and line a large cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a mixing bowl, mix together the cocoa powder, almonds, sugar and salt. Add the egg whites and vanilla and beat on low speed until glossy. Stir in the coconut.
  • Using a cookie scoop (medium) or about a 2 tablespoon measure, scoop out rounds and arrange them on the baking sheet a few inches apart. You should get about 8.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until the macaroons appear set.
  • Allow them to cool directly on the baking sheet, then transfer to a wire rack to finish cooling.
  • They taste great frozen, so I recommend storing them in the freezer in a zipper bag.