3/4 cup (5 large) egg whites 2/3 cup granulated sugar 10 oz sweetened coconut flakes (Baker’s) 1/2 tsp almond extract 1/4 tsp vanilla extract pinch of salt
In a heavy saucepan combine egg whites, sugar and coconut flakes and cook over medium-low heat, stirring frequently until all the ingredients combine together, about 12-15 minutes. The mixture should be sticky and moist, not dry. Remove from heat and stir in the almond and vanilla extracts. Set aside on a dish and let it cool in the refrigerator about 30 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 300°. Using a tablespoon, scoop tightly packed tablespoonfuls onto a baking sheet covered with a silpat or parchment paper.
Bake 27-30 minutes or until golden.
Makes 38 cookies.