Double Chocolate Macaroons Recipe

Amanda Powell | A Cookie Named Desire

Chewy coconut macaroons loaded with chocolate. There is nothing better than having a couple of these double chocolate macaroons after dinner!

If you love chocolate and coconut as much as I do, you will absolutely love these double chocolate macaroons.

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These are lightly crisped on the outside and chewy inside. They’re dipped in chocolate for added decadence.


The ingredients we use here are the ingredients we need for the simplest method of making double chocolate macaroons. All you need are:

  • Eggs
  • Sweetened condensed milk
  • Coconut
  • Cocoa powder
  • Salt
  • Chocolate
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How to Make Coconut Macaroons

There are a couple of ways to make these cookies, but this is by far my favorite method.

  1. First, you need to beat egg whites until they are at stiff peaks. This adds some moisture, lightness, and keeps the cookies from spreading.
  2. Next, mix together your remaining ingredients. Namely, sweetened condensed milk, coconut, cocoa powder, and salt.

  3. Now, fold in the egg whites. It will seem difficult at first, but be patient and be gentle with the mixture.

  4. From there, you should portion out the mixture and bake.
  5. Finish by dipping them in melted chocolate.
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What makes macaroons so great is how simple it is to put them together.

Why These Work

Simple ingredients using easy to remember ratios means you get consistent results and don’t have to spend a ton of time prepping.

You don’t need any extra sugar because the sweetened condensed milk takes care of it all.

Instead of taking time to measure, you need exactly one standard can of the condensed milk and one standard bag of shredded coconut.

This ratio gives you macaroons that have perfectly deep chocolate flavor. The outsides have the lightest crunch while the insides stay soft and chewy.

It’s the perfect combination of textures that makes you want to grab another, and then another more.

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Even better, if you have any children you want to make these with, they can easily do almost the entire process with just a bit of adult supervision.

The only thing an adult needs to do is take care of the oven part.

Customize it!

There are so many ways you can customize your macaroons

  • Add extracts to the macaroon and/or into the chocolate
  • Add spices into the macaroons
  • Reduce the amount of cocoa and add red velvet emulsion for a cake-inspired twist
  • Fold in chopped nuts
  • Drizzle the tops with salted caramel

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Double Chocolate Macaroons Recipe

    24 Servings


  • 2 large Egg Whites
  • 14 ounce can Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 14 ounces Sweetened Shredded Coconut
  • 1/3 cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 4 ounces Chocolate, melted


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Use a thoroughly cleaned mixer and whisk to whip the egg whites until they are at stiff peaks. Set aside.
  3. In a bowl, mix together the condensed milk, coconut, cocoa powder, and salt until well combined.
  4. Fold in the whipped egg whites.
  5. Use an ice cream scoop to create small rounds of the mixture and place on the baking sheet with some space between them. The cookies do not spread, but need some space for even baking.
  6. Bake for 20 - 25 minutes or until you can lift one up without anything sticking to the parchment paper.
  7. Melt your chocolate. Dip the bottoms of the macaroons into the chocolate. Place on the parchment paper.
  8. If you have any leftover chocolate, you can drizzle it over the top of the macaroons.
  9. Chill the macaroons for 5 minutes for the chocolate to set.
  10. Store in an airtight container.



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Author: Amanda Powell
Recipe Yields: 24 cookies
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cookie
Servings Per Recipe 24

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 89
Calories 124

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g
  Saturated Fat 10g
Sodium 35mg
Total Carbohydrate 5g
  Dietary Fiber 3g
  Sugars 3g
Protein 1g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
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