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Coconut Macaroons


Thanks to IvyKrs for posting her mom's cookie recipe for Coconut Macaroons.

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 6 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups oatmeal
  • 1 cup coconut


Add cocoa, milk, shortening and sugar together. Bring to a boil. Boil till reaches *soft ball stage*. Remove from heat. Add remaining ingredients. Drop on waxed paper and let cool.

*soft ball stage* - test with fork tines, dip into boiling mixture let drip over COLD water. If it forms a soft ball in the water, you're ready to go.

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