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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.

Raw chocolate macaroons

Raw Chocolate Macaroons

With a hint of sweetness, chocolate and coconut these cookies will become your new favorite go-to snack.
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Course: Cookie/snack
Cuisine: Raw / healthy
Diet: Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 12
Author: Veg Kitchen


  • 1 1/2 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
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt


  • Pulse all ingredients in food processor until well combined but still chunky.
  • Use a mini ice cream scoop or tablespoon to create small bite size balls.
  • Set on a plate lined with parchment paper.
  • 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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  • Reply
    Johanna Bronsztein
    October 1, 2017 at 5:53 am

    5 stars
    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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