Coconut Macaroons – German Christmas Cookies


Coconut macaroons
These German coconut macaroons with a hint of lemon and vanilla are baked on an oblaten wafer base.
Course Cookies
Keyword Christmas
Servings 40 macaroons


  • 2 cups shredded coconut (200 g)
  • 3/4 cup sugar (200 g)
  • 1 tsp lemon peel
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 egg whites
  • 40 Oblaten baking wafers


  • Beat egg whites. While beating, add sugar, vanilla extract and lemon peel. Fold in the shredded coconut.
  • Using a teaspoon place scoops of mixture on a greased cookie sheet or onto small round baking wafers (Backoblaten).
  • Bake 10-15 minutes at 350 degrees F.
  • Makes 40 macaroons


Tip: Dip the bottoms of the cookies in melted dark chocolate and drizzle a little on the top to make this cookie extra special.