Think Spring with Sweet PEEPS® Macaroons

Try a Unique Treat This Easter - New PEEPS® Chocolate Dipped Chicks Nesting on Tasty Macaroons!

Mar 22, 2011, 08:00 ET from Just Born, Inc.

BETHLEHEM, Pa., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --

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  • 12 PEEPS® Milk or Dark Chocolate Dipped Chicks
  • 3 cups sweetened flaked coconut
  • 3/4 cups sugar
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp. almond extract

Kitchen Tools Needed:

  • 2 cookie sheets
  • Measuring cup
  • Measuring spoons
  • Parchment paper
  • Large bowl
  • Stirring spoon
  • Spatula
  • Wire rack


  • Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, stir coconut, sugar, egg whites, salt, vanilla and almond extract until well combined.
  • Refrigerate one half hour.
  • Drop batter by rounded tablespoons (approx 1 inch apart) so they are about 2 inches in diameter.
  • Bake at 325 degrees F for 25 minutes or until slightly golden.
  • Cool 1 – 3 minutes on cookie trays. Remove with a spatula and transfer to wire rack.
  • Top each with a PEEPS® Milk or Dark Chocolate Dipped Chick and let cool completely.

Makes: 12 Sweet PEEPS® Macaroons

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SOURCE Just Born, Inc.