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                      Chocolate and Coconut Macaroons
 
 Recipe By     : Jo Merrill
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1                    unsweetened chocolate squares
    4      ounces        baking chocolate -- sweet
    2      large         egg whites
      1/2  cup           sugar
    1      pinch         salt
    2      cans          flaked coconut -- 3 1/2 oz ea
    1      teaspoon      vanilla extract
 
 	Melt together in the top of a double boiler, over hot water, the
    unsweetened chocolate and sweet cooking chocolate. Stir until smooth; remove
    from heat and cool.
 
 	Beat the egg whites with a rotary beater until stiff. Gradually beat in
    sugar.  Add the cooled chocolate mixture and continure beating until well
    mixed. Fold in flaked coconut.
 
 	Drop by teaspoonfuls onto well-buttered baking sheets, making about 30
    cookies.
 
     Bake in preheated 325 degree oven until stiffon the outside but still a
  little soft on inside, about 16 minutes.   Remove from oven and loosen with a
  spatula. Remove from pan when cookies are completely cooled.
 
                    
 
 
 
 
 
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