Coconut Macaroons

Milky, sweet and chewy Coconut Macaroons are smooth like melted butter. Dipped in Chocolate takes the cookie to a whole new level of mmmm good. These Macaroons are also fun to make. The anticipation just grows when you know the combination of flavors are going to make a treat that will absolutely set your tastebuds off to heavenly satisfaction. I can eat a plateful of these by my self but they are perfect for sharing. My family and I agree, we highly recommend you try these at least once to see for yourself how simply wonderful they really are.

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In a large bowl: combine coconut flakes, condensed milk and vanilla extract. Mix well and set a side.

In a separate bowl: add egg whites and salt. Use an electric mixer and beat for 3-5 minutes or until stiff peaks form.

Use a spatula and fold the egg whites into the coconut mixture.

Then place the coconut dough, using a medium sized cookie scooper (about 2 tbsp), on the baking sheet. Spacing them 1″ apart. For best results, gently form them into a ball while placing them. You should have about 20-24 macaroons.

Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes or until the edges are golden brown. Immediately move them from the baking sheet to a baking rack to cool completely.

Dip the bottom of the Macaroons in the chocolate then set on parchment paper. Place the Macaroons in the refrigerator for 15 minutes or until the chocolate has set.

Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a week.

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Coconut Macaroons

Chocolate and Coconut in a deliciously chewy Macaroon recipe that is absolutely heavenly.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Baked Goods, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24
Calories

Ingredients
  

  • 14 oz sweetened shredded coconut (1 bag) Preferred Baker's Angel Flakes
  • ¾ cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large egg whites
  • ½ tsp salt

Melted Chocolate

  • 4 oz semi-sweet chocolate wafers or chips

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 325°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl: combine coconut flakes, condensed milk and vanilla extract. Mix well and set a side.
  • In a separate bowl: add egg whites and salt. Use an electric mixer and beat for 3-5 minutes or until stiff peaks form.
  • Use a spatula and fold the egg whites into the coconut mixture. Then place the coconut dough, using a medium sized cookie scooper (about 2 tbsp), on the baking sheet. Spacing them 1" apart. For best results, gently form them into a ball while placing them. You should have about 20-24 macaroons.
  • Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes or until the edges are golden brown. Immediately move them from the baking sheet to a baking rack to cool completely.

Optional : Dip Chocolate

  • Microwave: In a glass heat proof bowl: add chocolate cook for 1 minute at half power. Remove and stir (careful hot) then cook for another minute until melted and smooth. Double broiler: Fill the saucepan with 2 cups of water, fit a glass heat proof bowl atop the pan and steam/simmer over the water on a medium heat. Add the chocolate wafers to the glass bowl. Stir until smooth. Remove from stovetop (careful hot).
  • Dip the bottom of the Macaroons in the chocolate then set on parchment paper. Place the Macaroons in the refrigerator for 15 minutes or until the chocolate has set.

Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a week.

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    Oreo Streusel Muffins

    Oreo Muffins make my heart skip a beat just thinking about how sweet and deliciously fluffy they are. This is a quick and tasty recipe that the kids will enjoy helping with as it starts with smashing cookies and occasionally eating small chunks as you work. When enjoyed warm the sugary ingredients smell so good they will absolutely melt in your mouth at each bit. As with most items like this I find myself snacking on them with my morning coffee as I plan my day. My kids always plow through them and wash them down with a nice cold glass of milk.

    Watch the video and follow the instructions below to have these tasty muffins with crunchy bits of Oreo cookies today. Like and share this or any of my recipes you find interesting from my growing catalogue of menu selections. Don’t forget to hit the subscribe button to stay up to date on all the latest eatfoodlicious publications. Great for snacks, meal preparation or when you are on the go. You can make a couple of these muffin batches and freeze, just be sure to let them fully thaw before serving (microwave for 30-90 seconds). Thanks for visiting and see you again soon.

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    In a separate large bowl: mix the sugar and eggs together well. Then add the milk, butter and vanilla extract, while continuing to mix.

    Once the mix has become uniform. Add in the flour, baking powder and salt.

    Then use a mixer to form the batter.

    Add chopped Oreos to the batter mix.

    Use a spatula to fold until the Oreos are evenly distributed throughout 

    Divide the batter into the 16 muffin tin cups.

    Sprinkle the streusel mixture atop of the batter.

    Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick placed in the center comes out clean.

    Let the muffins cool in the tin for about 5 minutes and then transfer them to a baking rack until completely cooled.

    Enjoy!

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    Oreo Muffins

    Rich and delicious Oreo muffins that everyone will be fighting for fresh from the oven.
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    Prep Time 15 mins
    Cook Time 20 mins
    Total Time 35 mins
    Course Baked Goods, Brunch, Dessert
    Cuisine American
    Servings 16
    Calories

    Equipment

    • Muffin Tin

    Ingredients
      

    Muffins

    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 2 ½ tsp baking powder
    • ½ tsp salt
    • 1 cup granulated sugar
    • ½ cup whole milk or half & half
    • ½ cup unsalted butter softened
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 2 large eggs room temperature
    • 12 oreos chopped

    Streusel

    • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
    • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
    • 2 tbsp melted unsalted butter
    • 6 oreo crushed

    Instructions
     

    • Preheat the oven to 375°F. Coat the muffin tin with cooking spray or butter (optional: muffin paper liner).
    • In a medium size bowl: combine the streusel ingredients (flour, sugar, butter & crushed Oreos). Mix well then set a side for later use.
    • In a separate large bowl: mix the sugar and eggs together well. Then add the milk, butter and vanilla extract, while continuing to mix. Once the mix has become uniform. Add in the flour, baking powder and salt. Then use a mixer to form the batter.
    • Add chopped Oreos to the batter mix. Use a spatula to fold until the Oreos are evenly distributed throughout (do not mix rapidly or use a mixer at this step. It is important to be very gentle at this stage). 
    • Divide the batter into the 16 muffin tin cups. Sprinkle the streusel mixture atop of the batter.
    • Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick placed in the center comes out clean. Let the muffins cool in the tin for about 5 minutes and then transfer them to a baking rack until completely cooled.

    Enjoy!

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      Cranberry Bliss Bars

      Elegant Cranberry Bliss bars covered with sweet cream cheese and drizzled with buttery white chocolate look almost as delicious as they taste. The first chewy bite will cause you to pause and absorb the rich flavors as you slowly chew this delicious sophisticated cookie. As you may have picked up if you read my posts, I love my coffee and when baking these I am already making designs on quietly appreciating these with a hot cup. For items like this, I always suggest making enough of these to go around if you want to appreciate them during the holiday season as this recipe requires some preliminary activities prior to baking. However, this is a very easy to follow affordable recipe and is fun for the entire family to make and enjoy. Perfect snacks that also would go great at the office party if you need to bring something a bit festive and pretty sophisticated looking. I love my treats and these fancy bars are among my new favorite. I highly recommend you try these at least once to see for yourself just how delicious they really are.

      Watch the video and follow the instructions below to have these gorgeous festive bars for your next featured holiday snack. Like and share this or any of my recipes you find interesting from my growing catalogue of menu selections. Don’t forget to hit the subscribe button to stay up to date on all the latest eatfoodlicious publications. If you love chewy rich and delicious, then this blissful recipe is for you. Thanks for visiting and see you again soon.

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      In a large bowl: add butter, brown sugar and beat until smooth.

      Then add vanilla extract, eggs, orange juice and mix again.

      Place in the flour, baking powder, powdered ginger and salt; then mix well. 

      Add in the white chocolate chips, dried cranberries and orange zest over the batter. Then gently fold (use a spatula) the batter until evenly distributed throughout (do not over mix or use a mixer for this step, be gentle). 

      Thenpour/transfer the batter into the baking pan.

      Bake for 18-20 minutes or until lightly golden brown. Careful not to overcook the cookie. Keep an eye on the edges for best soft & gooey results. Remove from oven and let cool in the pan for ~45-60 minutes.

      In a medium size bowl: add cream cheese and beat until smooth. Add powdered sugar, orange juice, orange zest and mix until smooth.

      Spread the frosting on top of the cool cookie bar.

      Sprinkle the chopped dried cranberries over the icing glaze.

      Then drizzle melted white chocolate in a zig zag pattern over the cranberry laced icing glaze (I used a fork to drizzle).

      Refrigerate for 1 hour before cutting.

      Cut the cookie bar into triangles.

      Enjoy! Refrigerate the leftovers, they will keep for up to a week.

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      Cranberry Bliss Bar

      Creamy smooth rich dessert bars that are embedded with fresh chewy cranberries that are absolutely blissfully delicious, your heart will skip a beat at first bite.
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      Prep Time 20 mins
      Cook Time 18 mins
      Total Time 38 mins
      Course Baked Goods, Breakfast, Dessert
      Cuisine American
      Servings 12
      Calories

      Ingredients
        

      • 2 cups all-purpose flour
      • 1 ½ cups light brown sugar
      • 1 cup unsalted butter (2 sticks) softened
      • 1 cup white chocolate chips
      • 1 cup dried cranberries
      • 2 tbsp fresh orange juice or 1 tsp orange extract
      • 1 tsp vanilla extract
      • 1 tsp baking powder
      • ½ tsp salt
      • ½ tsp ground ginger
      • 2 large eggs room temperature
      • orange zest about half an orange

      Cream Cheese Frosting

      • 8 oz cream cheese softened
      • 1 ½ cups powdered sugar
      • ½ cup dried cranberries chopped
      • 2 tbsp fresh orange juice
      • orange zest about 1 tsp
      • ½ cup white chocolate melted

      Instructions
       

      • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease the 9"x 13" pan with butter or baking cooking spray. Optional: place parchment paper on the bottom of the pan (this will help when removing the cookie).
      • In a large bowl: add butter, brown sugar and beat until smooth. Then add vanilla extract, eggs, orange juice and mix again.
      • Place in the flour, baking powder, powdered ginger and salt; then mix well. Being careful to not over mix/whip the batter. For best results, Highly recommend that you sift the dry ingredients before mixing them into the wet ingredients. 
      • Lastly, sprinkle/add in the white chocolate chips, dried cranberries and orange zest over the batter. Then gently fold (use a spatula) the batter until evenly distributed throughout (do not over mix or use a mixer for this step, be gentle). Then pour/transfer the batter into the baking pan.
      • Bake for 18-20 minutes or until lightly golden brown. Careful not to overcook the cookie. Keep an eye on the edges for best soft & gooey results. Remove from oven and let cool in the pan for ~45-60 minutes.

      Cream Cheese Icing

      • In a medium size bowl: add cream cheese and beat until smooth. Add powdered sugar, orange juice, orange zest and mix until smooth.
      • Spread the frosting on top of the cool cookie bar. Sprinkle the chopped dried cranberries over the icing glaze. Then drizzle melted white chocolate in a zig zag pattern over the cranberry laced icing glaze (I used a fork to drizzle).
      • Refrigerate for 1 hour before cutting. Cut the cookie bar into triangles.

      Enjoy! Refrigerate the leftovers, they will keep for up to a week.

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        Glazed Cranberry Orange Bread

        The glaze is smooth and rich and provides a touch of class to this cranberry bread recipe that comes laced with wonderful notes of orange zest. I love the eye appeal of this bread, just look at the pictures. Moist soft and drizzled with sweet anticipation, this may be the best holiday recipe you will find for a dessert class of bread. I have made many different dessert types of bread and I have to say this one is my new favorite. I have been working to unlock the glaze for some time and I am delighted to share this with you. Show up to your holiday gathering with this simple to make affordable selection and leave with the satisfaction of an empty plate. I highly recommend giving this a try and seeing for yourself just how delicious this seasonal bread really is. 

        Watch the video and follow the instructions below to have this gorgeous warm bread in the center of your table dish today. Like and share this or any of my recipes you find interesting from my growing catalogue of menu selections. Don’t forget to hit the subscribe button to stay up to date on all the latest eatfoodlicious publications. Folks will be asking you for your secret and where you found this recipe. I would appreciate you telling them that it is just another eatfoodlicious suggestion that is spot on in flavor and satisfaction. Thanks for visiting and see you again soon.

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        In a separate bowl: combine all the sugar, eggs and beat until pale white.

        Then add vanilla extract, oil, milk, fresh orange juice, and continue to mix.

        Lastly add the flour mixture to the bowl and continue mixing everything together.

        Add in fresh cranberries (if using frozen cranberries: do not let thaw use/mix in while still frozen) and orange zest (~1 whole orange).

        Then gently fold the batter until the cranberries and orange zest is evenly distributed throughout the batter (do not over mix or use a mixer for this step, be gentle). 

        Transfer the batter to the loaf pan. 

        Bake for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick placed in the center of the bread comes out clean.

        In a small bowl: combine powdered sugar, fresh orange juice & orange zest. Mix well until nice and smooth.

        Then drizzle the glaze over the bread to your liking.

        Serve and enjoy!

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        Glazed Cranberry Orange Bread

        Gorgeously glazed and mouthwateringly delicious Cranberry Orange Bread will put a smile on everyone's face this holiday season.
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        Prep Time 10 mins
        Cook Time 50 mins
        Total Time 1 hr
        Course Baked Goods, Breakfast
        Cuisine American
        Servings 8
        Calories

        Equipment

        • Loaf Pan

        Ingredients
          

        • 2 cups all-purpose flour
        • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
        • ½ tsp salt
        • 2 large eggs room temperature
        • 1 cup granulated sugar
        • ½ cup milk
        • ½ cup vegetable or canola oil 
        • ¼ cup fresh orange juice
        • 1 tsp vanilla extract
        • 1 ½ cups fresh or frozen cranberries
        • 1 large orange (zest)

        Glaze

        • 1 ½ cups powdered sugar
        • 3 tbsp fresh orange juice
        • orange zest

        Instructions
         

        • Preheat the oven to 350°F / 176°C. Grease the loaf pan (9×5) with softened butter or coat with flour cooking spray.
        • In a medium size bowl: Mix the flour, salt & baking powder together. (I highly recommend sifting the dry ingredients before adding to the wet ingredients, this will make the batter fluffy and not lumpy).
        • In a separate bowl: combine all the sugar, eggs and beat until pale white. Then add vanilla extract, oil, milk, fresh orange juice, and continue to mix. Lastly add the flour mixture to the bowl and continue mixing everything together.
        • Add in fresh cranberries (if using frozen cranberries: do not let thaw use/mix in while still frozen) and orange zest (~1 whole orange). Then gently fold the batter until the cranberries and orange zest is evenly distributed throughout the batter (do not over mix or use a mixer for this step, be gentle). Transfer the batter to the loaf pan. 
        • Bake for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick placed in the center of the bread comes out clean.
        • Remove from the oven and rest the bread in the pan for 15 minutes before transferring the loaf to a cake rack to finish cooling.
        • In a small bowl: combine powdered sugar, fresh orange juice & orange zest. Mix well until nice and smooth. Then drizzle the glaze over the bread to your liking.

        Serve & enjoy!

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          White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies

          Decadent White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies get better with each bite. This seasonal treat is simply affordable and absolutely a blast to make. A seasonal plate of delicious cookies are part of of festive traditions that create the tasty memories that will last longer that the plate of cookies. However once these buttery rich sugar cookies laced with the elegance of mouthwatering tart cranberries are presented for sharing they will be gone faster than you can say “are there any left?” All kidding aside, I do recommend you try these at least once to see for yourself how delicious they really is.

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          In a large bowl using a mixer: add butter, sugar, and brown sugar.

          Whip on high until smooth. Add egg, vanilla extract and mix well.

          Add flour, salt, and baking soda.

          Mix until well combined.

          Add dried cranberries and white chocolate chips.

          Use a wooden spoon or spatula and fold the batter until everything together is well combined.

          Scoop out 1 ½ – 2 tbsp of dough. Use damp hands to roll into a ball. Transfer the cookie balls to the cookie sheet, spacing them ~2″ apart.

          Bake for 13-15 minutes or until lightly golden brown on top. Remove from oven and let cool on the cookie sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a baking rack. Repeat steps with the rest of the dough. You should have 20-22 cookies.

          Place leftover cookies in an airtight container for up to a week. Serve and enjoy!

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