While all the spooks, ghosts and witches are busy getting themselves ready for an evening of trick or treating, you can get ready to surprise them with a batch of last minute Double Chocolate Orange Macaroons!
Double Chocolate Orange Macaroons RecipeFrom Against All Grains Cookbook
3 cups shredded, unsweetened coconut
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup coconut milk
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon pure orange extract
1 egg white
Pinch sea salt
1/2 cup dark chocolate chips, melted
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Place the first 6 ingredients in a bowl and stir to combine.
Place the egg white in the bowl of a stand mixer, or use a hand mixer, and beat
with a small pinch of salt for 1-2 minutes, or until soft peaks form.
Fold the egg white into the coconut mixture by hand and mix gently until fully combined.
Using an ice cream scoop out tablespoon, scoop out balls of dough, packing them down tightly with your fingers.
Place the dough on a parchment lined baking sheet, place in the oven, and bake for 30 minutes, rotating the tray halfway through. Cool on wire cooling rack for 1 hour.
Dip the bottoms of the macaroons in the melted chocolate and set them on a rack lined with parchment paper. Allow cookies to set at room temperature for 1 hour or place in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
Makes 1 dozen.
Store in airtight container.
The combination of the orange and the chocolate will put a smile on your face!
Do you know some happy little Halloween spooks would love another little Halloween treat today?!
Wishing you a very safe and sweet Happy Halloween!