Raw Chocolate Macaroons 

Raw chocolate macaroons

These raw chocolate macaroons are a perfect snack for your sweet tooth! With a hint of sweetness, chocolate and coconut these cookies will become your new favorite go to snack.Recipe and photo by Laura Marquis, from Sweets in the Raw: Naturally Healthy Desserts, reprinted by permission.

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Raw Chocolate Macaroons
Recipe type: Cookie/snack
Cuisine: Raw / Healthy
Prep time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 12
With a hint of sweetness, chocolate and coconut these cookies will become your new favorite go-to snack.
  • 1½ cups unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 2 teaspoons cacao powder
  • 1 tablespoon refined coconut oil (warmed)
  • 1 tablespoon date paste, or 1 to 2 large soft pitted dates
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  1. Pulse all ingredients in food processor until well combined but still chunky.
  2. Use a mini ice cream scoop or tablespoon to create small bite size balls.
  3. Set on a plate lined with parchment paper.
  4. Refrigerate for 10 minutes or until firm. Serve and enjoy.

Laura Marquis owns a fitness studio in San Diego and blogs at Naturally Healthy Desserts.

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    Johanna Bronsztein
    October 1, 2017 at 5:53 am

    it is 5 am in the morning ,and after reading this chocolate Macaroons recipe,I will go soon and buy the ingredients for my evening guests ,and what a treat this will be .love the veg kitchen place
    I just became a vegan and I am learning step by step with all on your Veg Kitchen

  • Reply
    March 28, 2018 at 8:15 am

    I am assuming that you can use unrefined coconut oil, but don’t understand what is meant by “warmed.” How do you accomplish that without it melting, since you probably need it to be solid to hold the macaroons together? Or are two dates enough to bind them?

    Happy Passover!

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