Dark Chocolate Macaroons


Dark chocolate and coconut just seem to go hand-in-hand and who doesn’t like a sweet treat that’s healthy enough to eat before noon?! (Full disclaimer: you will want to eat these for breakfast and I am in full support of that. Add a scoop of almond butter and you have a well-rounded breakfast option!) They’re really simple to make and are even better than the store bought, sugar-ridden traditional chocolate macaroon because they are real food! Enjoy with a cold glass of almond milk or a hot cup of tea 🙂


Recipe for Dark Chocolate Macaroons


  • 2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 1 dark chocolate bar (or 1/4 cup chocolate chips


  1. Preheat your oven to 350ºF and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a blender, blend the ripe banana, shredded coconut, salt, and both extracts on high until completely smooth.
  3. Using a small cookie scoop, roll small, uniformly sized balls of dough and press them lightly on top so they take the form of a thick cookie.
  4. Bake cookies for about 20 minutes or until golden brown on top.
  5. While the cookies are baking, melt your chocolate.
  6. Drizzle chocolate on cookies and sprinkle on a little extra coconut for good measure. Enjoy!

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