A Simple French Cookie Recipe
People consider French dishes as both delicious and complicated in the cooking process, but the french cookie recipes can prove that French recipe can be simple too. There is a French recipe that is easy to make. It is the Coconut Macaroon recipe. This French recipe only requires 10 minutes to prepare and 12 minutes to bake. The coconut makes the cookie even more delicious. Ina addition this special cookie is also called “rochers coco” and “les congolais”. The origin shape of the cookie in french is pyramid, but making it in balls will not lessen the beautiful look of the golden brown coconut and the delicious taste of the cookie.
The Ingredients Needed
As the steps of making the cookie are simple, the ingredients are simple too. The things that should be prepared are 225 grams of the unsweetened coconut flakes. It should be dried first before used in the ingredient. Then, prepare 150 grams of sugar, 3 eggs (choose the large size eggs and just take the white of the eggs), a1/2teaspoon of vanilla, and 50 grams of chocolate (choose the semi-sweet chocolate). For people who do not like vanilla, it can be replaced by the almond extract.
The Steps of making the Cookie
As stated before, the steps of making this French cookie is not complicated. Indeed, it is as simple as the ingredients. First, preheat the oven at 150 degree Celsius. Take a silicone baking mat or a baking paper, and then put it on the baking tray as a cover. After that, take a mixing bowl. Put the coconut, sugar, and salt into the bowl. Stir them together until they are well combined. Then, put in the eggs white into the bowl. Add the vanilla, and then stir them. Keep stirring it for one minute or until the egg white makes the coconut wet. It is a good idea to use hands in stirring it because it will give better result. After that, take the dough and shape it into bowls. It can be made at least 24 balls or more. Of course, the best size of the balls is smaller than a golf ball. When the balls are all shaped, put them on a baking tray that has been covered before. In order to make the original shape, pinch the ball and make a pyramid from it. Put the cookies into the oven and start baking it. Wait for twelve minutes and remove it. After it is cool, remove it from the baking pan and place it on a special plate. Finally, this Coconut Macaroon, one of the french cookie recipes, is ready to enjoy.