Sweet Melissa Sundays: Chocolate Orange Macaroons

June 13, 2010 — 15 Comments

I love easy recipes, and recipes don’t get much easier than Melissa Murphy’s Chocolate Orange Macaroons. Chopped semisweet chocolate, orange zest, coconut, egg whites, and sugar; mix, scoop, and bake. That is the whole recipe in a nutshell! And they were so tasty. Crispy on the outside, but oh-so-chewy on the inside.
Two tips for those wanting to make these delicious treats: mix thoroughly, and line your cookie sheets with parchment. See, even the tips are easy!
Thanks to Ellen of Blue Tree Green Heart for choosing this week’s recipe from The Sweet Melissa Baking Book. You can find the full recipe (although seriously, there’s not much more to it!) on her blog HERE.

15 thoughts on “Sweet Melissa Sundays: Chocolate Orange Macaroons”

  1. This looks great! Hearing your description really makes me wish that I made them! I’ll make sure to keep the tips in mind when I decide to make them eventually!

  2. Oh my gosh! Your presentation is adorable! And your cookies look absolutely perfect….nice and round and golden on the outside and chewy on the inside! What a nice treat for someone to get packaged up so nicely! 🙂

  3. You boxed them up so cutley! The macaroons look very tasty and Im sure someone will love it when they open up that sweet little box!
    I had to skip this one due to two girls who got their wisdom teeth pulled!

  4. I love the way you presented your cookies Melissa! They look so special in their box – hope the recipient loved them 🙂 I agree – this recipe was really easy (once I got past the chopped chocolate).

  5. Too cute, I have been totally wanting to give a gift of goodies but I haven’t found any inspiring wrapping… love the simplicty of what you did…

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