Delightful Indulgence Coconut Cream Macaroon Sandwich Cookies

Indulge in the divine fusion of coconut goodness with our irresistible Coconut Cream Macaroon Sandwich Cookies recipe. This culinary masterpiece combines the exotic flavors of coconut with a creamy filling, creating a dessert that is sure to captivate your senses.

Unveiling the Ingredients:

For the Cookie:

  • 3 cups Unsweetened Coconut, shredded
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 2 Egg Whites
  • 1 tsp Coconut Extract
  • 1/8 tsp Salt

For the Filling:

  • 2 Tbsp Butter, unsalted and room temperature
  • 2 Tbsp Cream of Coconut
  • 1/4 cup Vegetable Shortening
  • 3/4 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tsp Coconut Extract

Crafting the Perfect Coconut Cream Macaroon Sandwich Cookies:

Step 1: Prepare the Cookie Dough

  1. In a bowl, combine the shredded unsweetened coconut with sugar, egg whites, coconut extract, and salt.
  2. Mix until well combined and the mixture holds together.

Step 2: Shape and Bake

  1. Preheat your oven to 325°F (160°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Using a spoon or cookie scoop, shape the cookie dough into small rounds and place them on the prepared baking sheet.
  3. Bake for about 15-18 minutes or until the cookies are golden brown around the edges.
  4. Remove from the oven and let them cool completely.

Step 3: Prepare the Filling

  1. In a mixing bowl, cream together unsalted butter, cream of coconut, vegetable shortening, powdered sugar, and coconut extract until smooth and creamy.

Step 4: Assemble the Sandwich Cookies

  1. Once the cookies have cooled, spread a generous amount of the prepared filling on the bottom side of one cookie.
  2. Place another cookie on top to create a sandwich, gently pressing down to spread the filling evenly.
  3. Repeat with the remaining cookies and filling.

Serving Suggestions and Variations:

  • Chocolate Drizzle: For a decadent touch, drizzle melted chocolate over the assembled cookies.
  • Toasted Coconut: Sprinkle toasted coconut flakes on the filling for added texture and flavor.
  • Fruit Infusion: Add a layer of sliced fresh fruit such as strawberries or mangoes between the cookies for a fruity twist.

Elevate Your Dessert Experience:

Embrace the heavenly blend of coconut and creaminess with our Coconut Cream Macaroon Sandwich Cookies. Whether served as a delightful treat for gatherings or enjoyed as a personal indulgence, these cookies are guaranteed to leave a lasting impression.

Dive into a world of sweet satisfaction and culinary delight with every bite of these delectable cookies. Elevate your dessert game and create unforgettable moments with this exquisite recipe!