Low Carbohydrate Diet
These Coconut Macaroons with Maple Butter pull together quickly and are filled with coconut. Sugar substitute, soy flour, salt, egg whites and almond extract make up the remainder of the cookie dough.
1-1/3 cups shredded coconut
2 tablespoons sugar substitute (such as Steviva)
1 tablespoon soy flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 egg whites
3/4 teaspoon almond extract
Combine coconut, sugar substitute, flour and salt in mixing bowl.
Stir in egg whites and almond extract; mix well.
Drop by teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased baking sheets.
Bake at 325-degrees for 20 to 25 minutes, until edges of cookies are golden brown.
Remove from cookie sheet immediately. Cool.
A Bite of Soy Flour
Soy flour is made from roasted soybeans that have been ground into a fine powder. Rich in high-quality protein and other nutrients, soy flour also adds a pleasant texture and flavor to a variety of products.
Yield: 12 Cookies
Total Carbohydrates: 3.5g