Coconut Macaroon Mix in a Jar. Glutenfree Vegan Recipe


Holidays cannot be complete without cookies. Coconut Macaroons are one of the simple cookies that can be dressed up with chocolate, added flavors through extracts, or seasonal additions like Cranberries and pistachios.

These macaroons are very easy to whip up and can also be made into a jar gift. Coconut, coconut flour, a bit of starch, sugar and optional flavors and done. Add coconut milk and bake.

No added refined oil in these delicious cookies. Coconut Macaroons In a Jar. 

More Christmas cookies

Tiramisu cookies. GF
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Almond Oat Chocolate Chunk Cookies and Mix in a jar. GF
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Chocolate chip cookies. GF
Citrus Multigrain Cookies. GF

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Collect all the dry ingredients

Layer in the jar with cranberries, nuts or chocolate chips.
To make the cookies. empty jar contents in a bowl. Add coconut milk and knead into a dough.

Shape and bake.

Chewy coconutty goodness.

Coconut Macaroons in a Jar
Allergen Information: Free of Dairy, egg, coy, yeast, gluten, refined oil. Use arrowroot starch to make corn-free, grain-free.

1 cup dried unsweetened coconut shredded small (I use Bob’s Red Mill)

1 Tbsp cornstarch or arrowroot starch
2 Tbsp Coconut flour 
1 Tbsp flaxseed meal well ground
1/3 cup ground raw sugar or other fine sugar (1 Tbsp more for sweeter)
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp fine sea salt
To add:
1/4 cup coconut milk or non diary milk
Add some lemon or orange zest in the jar. 
Add 1/4 cup cranberries or pistachios or chocolate chips.
Make the Jar:
Mix the baking powder and salt into the coconut flakes. Layer all the ingredients. Layer any additions like chocolate chips, cranberries or pistachio slivers. Seal and gift.
Instructions on the jar:
Add all the ingredients from the jar to a bowl. Give a good whisk. Add 1/4 cup coconut milk and mix well. Knead for a minute to make a dough. Add vanilla or rum extract or lemon/orange zest for variations. Let the dough sit for 5 minutes. Shape into discs or cones. Bake at pre-heated 335 degrees F for 19-20 minutes or until medium brown at the bottom.

Notes: if you like small flakes, pulse the jar contents a few times before adding coconut milk.

These cookies are being shared at ricki’s wellness weekend.

An amazing Debate took place on “Don’t Eat anything with a face” on Intelligence squared, with Dr Neal Barnard and Gene Baur (amazing people!) debating for the motion and Chris Masterjohn and Joel Salatin against the motion. You can watch the entire debate, the results, or read the transcript here, or watch below. It is surprising that the discussion completely eliminated factory farming since 95% of the meat, dairy, eggs come from there. I also found the opposing team to be a bit not confident and mocking at times, not addressing racism, bringing in religion. Its a good listen to stir up some brain cells and get us thinking.

Don’t Eat Anything With A Face from Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates on
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  1. says

    Such a great idea! Giving cookie mixes and soup mixes as gifts is one of my favorite things to do. I also just really want to try these, they look great! I’ve been pretty peeved about the whole FB thing, although I hadn’t realized they came clean about it. There’s no way I’m paying for people to see what I post when my site is free anyway.

  2. says

    Mmmmm Coconut Macaroons!!!! I haven’t had them for years… and Facebook is being an arse to make money…why should we pay for our FB page if we are delivering free and exciting content?!

  3. says

    Your recipes, voice, and blog design is just spectacular. Thank you for all of the effort you put forth in providing the most epic recipes for us all. I hardly looked at blogs until a couple of weeks ago when I found yours while working on a vegan Indian food dish for a client. You’re fantastic! Keep up the great work :)


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