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Coconut pecan macaroons piled up on a white plate with small white bowls of coconut flakes, pecans, and chocolate in the background.
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4.5 from 6 votes

Coconut Pecan Macaroons

Coconut Pecan Macaroons are a traditional cookie made with coconut and is dipped and drizzled with chocolate.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time14 mins
Total Time24 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: Coconut Macaroons, Coconut Pecan Macaroons, Macaroon Cookies
Servings: 24 macaroons


  • 4 egg whites
  • cup sugar
  • ¼ cup flour
  • ½ tsp almond extract
  • tsp salt
  • 4 cups coconut flakes
  • ½ cup pecans, chopped
  • 10 oz bag Ghirardelli chocolate wafers


  • Preheat oven to 325°. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  • In a large bowl, beat egg whites until foamy
  • Add in sugar, flour, almond extract, and salt. Beat until combined
  • Gently fold coconut flakes and pecans into mixture
  • Drop by rounded tablespoon, 2" apart onto prepared baking sheet
  • Bake for 14 minutes or until lightly golden brown
  • Remove from oven and remove from baking sheet
  • Once macaroons are cooled completely, heat half of the chocolate melting wafers in a microwave safe bowl in 30 second intervals until melted.
  • Dip the bottom half of macaroons into the melted chocolate and place, chocolate side down, on parchment paper
  • Drizzle chocolate over the top, let dry completely and enjoy.


Recipe adapted from Taste of Home