Recipes from the BEES: Coconut Macaroons with Dried Cherries

Love this recipe from The Fresh Honey Cookbook by Laurey Masterton, every recipe is amazing! This is one of the easier recipes of Macaroons, and boy are they delicious.

Coconut Macaroons with Dried Cherries:

  • 1 cup unsweetened flaked coconut
  • 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut
  • 8 egg white
  • salt
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 Tbsp Honey


Preheat oven to 350 F. Combine the unsweetened and sweetened coconut on a baking. Toast in the oven for 5-10 minutes. Watch closely so that it doesn’t burn. Remove and set aside. Reduce oven temp to 325 F. Whip egg whites with a pinch of salt until whites stiffen. Fold toasted coconut into egg whites. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Drop Tbsp size rounds of the coconut mixture onto baking sheet. Press a few cherries into each macaroon. Melt butter and honey together, drizzle this yummy mixture over each macaroon. YUMMY!! Sprinkle with a tiny pinch of salt. Bake macrons for 20-25 minutes, or until lightly browned.


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