Holiday Macaroons

These chewy and crispy macaroons have been popular since the recipe came out in the 1950s. Try to make them on a dry day for best results.

Makes: 36Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Makes: 36


  • 3 egg whites, room temperature
  • 1⁄4 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 1⁄3 cups sugar
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 3 cups cornflakes


  • Preheat oven to 325°F. Spray baking sheets with cooking spray.
  • Beat egg whites until foamy. Stir in cream of tartar and vanilla.
  • Gradually add sugar while beating. Beat until stiff, glossy peaks form.
  • Carefully stir in pecans, coconut, and corn flakes. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto baking sheet.
  • Bake 15 minutes. Remove from baking sheet immediately. Cool